Innovia APM systems at a glance
- More than 30 turnkey APM systems worldwide
- Transported over 3 billion passengers, over 150 million vehicle miles
- World-first driverless APM system installed in 1971, Tampa International Airport
- Automated operations and maintenance at over 20 and technical assistance for five sites
- In-house expertise for design and delivery of entire system, customised to each customer need
Leading solutions with outstanding passenger comfort, high capacity and minimal infrastructure and environmental impact; suitable for a range of applications, from airport connector to urban transit. With 50 years of experience, Alstom offers unrivalled design and delivery of the entire Innovia™ APM system as well as fully-automated operations and maintenance (O&M).
Customised solutions for every customer need
Alstom has the full in-house expertise and range of products to design and deliver a customised Innovia system to each customer’s specific requirements. Configurations range from 1-6 car trains and can be adapted for low to medium capacity operations, with flexible configurations for different needs during operating hours.
Seamless integration and outstanding passenger experience
Requiring a light and low-profile infrastructure, suitable for congested environments, Innovia APM systems are fast to construct. Rubber-tyred for low noise and vibration, systems can operate on sharp curves (radius min 22m) and steep grades (up to 6%). Open visuals and free passenger flow contribute to the outstanding passage experience.
Outstanding system reliability
Capitalising on over 50 years’ experience worldwide, Alstom Innovia APM systems offer 99.8% system availability and reduce operating expenses by over 20%.
Guaranteed performance and optimised costs
Alstom provides fully integrated Innovia APM systems from rolling stock and signalling to infrastructure and services as well as system engineering and integration.
Alstom can guarantee transport system performance of the system delivery while optimising the Total Cost of Ownership of the system.
Innovia APM system at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
The Turnkey APM system at Phoenix Sky Harbour International Airport opened in 2013 and Alstom has been providing operations and maintenance services since, as well as being awarded a contract for an extension.
Dubai International Airport
Alstom delivered the 1.5 km turnkey APM system which opened for passenger services in February 2016 designed to carry up to 200,000 passengers daily and has provided provide comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) services.
Turnkey APM system at Frankfurt Airport
Alstom designed and delivered the Turnkey APM system for Frankfurt Airport’s SkyLine and has provided operations and maintenance since opening in 1994, connecting the Airport’s Terminals 1 and 2 and carrying 12 million passengers per year. Currently, the signalling system is being modernised to CBTC.
Innovia APM Los Angeles International Airport, USA
In June 2018, Alstom and a consortium partner were chosen to design, build and finance, operate and maintain a new automated people mover system.
Innovia APM Tampa International Airport, US
When it opened in 1971, Tampa International Airport became the world’s first airport to incorporate a fully automated people mover system. Tampa International Airport is now in the process of upgrading its fleet with the latest generation Innovia APM R vehicles. The contract for the new 16 cars was awarded in 2021, and also includes an enhanced CCTV solution.
Innovia APM for Jeddah airport, Saudi Arabia
Jeddah’s Innovia APM system moves people from the check-in area to the boarding area in only 85 seconds with a capacity of 4,000 passengers per hour. Since 2020, the 10-car system helps the airport to reach its target of transporting 80 million passengers per year.
Innovia APM Munich Airport, Germany
Alstom helps Munich Airport authorities to achieve their strategic expansion plans with a new Innovia APM system. The contract is for the design, build, supply, operation and maintenance of a driverless APM system including 12 vehicles.