Sacramento airport deploys Bombardier automated people mover

10 October 2011 (Last Updated October 10th, 2011 18:30)

Sacramento International Airport in California, US, has started using the Bombardier Innovia APM 100 automated people mover (APM) system.

Sacramento International Airport in California, US, has started using the Bombardier Innovia APM 100 automated people mover (APM) system.

The driverless transit system includes two Innovia APM 100 vehicles, a Bombardier Cityflo 650 automatic train control, a power distribution system, communications equipment and stations doors.

Bombardier will also provide operation and maintenance services for five years, with an option for a further five years.

The new dual-lane APM system is the primary passenger connector for the airport's new Central Terminal B complex, which connects the terminal's main building with Concourse B's boarding gate building.

The two Innovia APM 100 vehicles operate as single cars, one per track, providing a shuttle service.