Interlink Communication Public Company Limited (ILINK) stated that the fourth Automatic People Mover (APM) train (2 bogies) arrived at Laem Chabang port, Chonburi Province, Thailand on October 16, 2020 and was completely transported to Suvarnabhumi Airport on October 19, 2020.
As ILINK has won 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., total Contract Value of Baht 2,099,900,000 (Two Thousand Ninety Nine Million and Nine Hundred Thousand Baht).
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 July 15, 2020 and now is under the running test by experts from Siemens Mobility Company Limited, Austria. In addition, the second and third Automated People Movers (APM) delivered to Suvarnabhumi Airport on September 15, 2020 and October 11, 2020 respectively are currently under the testing process for the readiness of installed equipment inside the trains.
ILINK expects to deliver all 6 Automatic People Mover (APM) trains (total of 12 bogies) within this year and accordingly run the testing process until the beginning of 2021.