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Rolling Stock Cable for Subway

Seoul Metro's Seoul Subway Line 7

Project overview

Project Owner

Seoul Metro (Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corp.)

· Sub-contractor : ROWIN

Project Title

Seoul Subway Line 7 Extension Project

Purpose of the Project
  1. 1. To extend subway Line 7
  2. 2. To increase rolling stock for subway Line 7 according to the increase of passengers
Project Content
  1. 1. Power cables (Sheathed Type Power Cable, HF-RMSG)
  2. 2. Signal cables (LSRS)
Supply Period
  1. 1. 2009 ~ 2010 : Solution Development
  2. 2. 2010. 7 : Contract awarded
  3. 3. 2010. 9 ~ 12 : Supply of Subway Solution

ISSUE AND CHALLENGE

Concerns and Issues of Seoul Metro
  1. 1. Seoul Metro required the following conditions compared with global top manufacturers;
    • · Competitive price of power and signal cables,
    • · Reliability and quality comparable with global top manufacturers,
    • · On-time delivery
  2. 2. Additional Seoul Metro & ROWIN specifications;

    · 'Halogen Free', fireproof, abrasion resistant, etc.

  3. 3. The main concern of Seoul Metro & ROWIN was the reliability of LS Cable & System products in order to replace previous global vendors.
Value proposition of LS Cable & System to Seoul Metro
  1. 1. Key Factor ① : Onsite confirmation of quality

    · The reliability of LS Cable & System products was proven through stringent onsite examination by Seoul Metro.

  2. 2. Key Factor ② : Timely supply and cost competitiveness

    · LS Cable & System can reduce the time and cost of supply with application of power and signal cables.

  3. 3. Key Factor ③ : Development of customized subway solutions from project initiation

    · LS Cable & System developed rolling stock solutions from the very beginning of the project development in order to supply customized solutions.

Milestone for business expansion

  1. 1. Manufacture of Rolling Stock (1st Phase) : 2011. 2
  2. 2. Trials : 2011. 3 ~ 10
  3. 3. Official Operation : 2011. 11
  4. 4. Manufacture of Rolling Stock (2nd Phase) : 2012 (est) ~

Implication and Multimedia

What is the importance of the project?
  1. 1. LS Cable & System has successfully replaced the rolling stock cables which had previously been installed by global top manufacturers for the first time in Korea.
  2. 2. The LS Cable & System railway division has successfully proven its ability to supply cable applications and solutions.
  3. 3. Successful completion of this project has opened business opportunities for other Asian countries.
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