Interlink Communication Public Company Limited (ILINK) has announced that the third Automatic People Mover (APM) train (2 bogies) has arrived at Laem Chabang port, Chonburi Province, Thailand on October 9, 2020 and was completely transported to Suvarnabhumi Airport on October 11, 2020. Currently, the fourth Automatic People Mover (APM) train (2 bogies) is under the process of transporting to Thailand, which plans to deliver within this week.
The transportation is regarding to the company winning the bidding for the Procurement and Installation of Automated People Mover (APM) under Suvarnabhumi Airport Development Project (fiscal years 2011-2017) of Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT) for a total Contract Value of Baht 2,099,900,000.
The company has hired Siemens Mobility Company Limited from Austria in providing Automatic People Mover (APM) trains for connecting passengers between the main terminals and the Satellite 1: SAT-1, a total of six trains (twelve bogies).
The first Automated People Mover (APM) was delivered to Suvarnabhumi Airport on 15 July 2020 and now is under the testing process for the readiness of installed equipment inside the train. By October this year, experts from Siemens Mobility Co., Ltd. will fully test the running system of the first Automated People Mover (APM).