Chinese Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Limited (PBTS), has been awarded a contract from Shenzhen Airport Co. Ltd to provide a Bombardier Innovia automated people mover association for project management (APM) 300 system to Shenzhen Airport in China.

The PBTS joint venture will deliver an Integrated System Package, including 18 cars, for a 2.6 km APM line connecting an airside satellite to Shenzhen Airport’s existing Terminal 3. The total contract is valued at approximately 453 million yuan ($70 million,  61 million euro) with the APM system scheduled to enter service in 2020.

Bombardier owns 50% of the shares in PBTS, which is consolidated by Bombardier Transportation’s partner CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Co., Limited.

Bombardier has already supplied APM systems to Beijing Capital International Airport, Shanghai Metro Line 8 and Guangzhou Zhujiangxincheng and is also currently delivering an Innovia APM 300 system for Hong Kong Airport. With this latest contract, Bombardier’s APM technology will be in service in China's five largest urban centers.