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2016

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
AGT (Automated Guideway Transit) Vehicle [NEW SHUTTLE 2020 SERIES]
Business Owner
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Category
Transportation equipment and facilities
Company
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Award Number
16G070516
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2016

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Outline

The 2020 series is the brand-new vehicle introduced to Saitama New Urban Transit Co., Ltd Ina line, connecting 12.7km, 13 stations from Omiya to North downtown. The vehicle for Automated Guideway Transit (AGT)run on dedicated elevate track with electric drive rubber tires, so quiet and environmentally friendly with urban medium-capacity transit. Though one man operated, Automatic Train Control and other systems enhance the safety. The double skin aluminum body enables a ton lighter than their predecessors, in addition, transport capacity and passenger comforts are also evolutionally advanced.

Producer

Mitsuaki Hoshi Deputy General Manager Engineering Department land Transportation Systems & Components Division Commercial Aviation & transportation Systems

Director

GK Design Soken Hiroshima Inc.

Designer

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. + GK Design Soken Hiroshima Inc.

More information

https://www.mhi.co.jp/news/story/1510305697.html

Already in service/use
2015/11/4
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