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Wuhan Urban Construction Utilization of Foreign Investment Project Management Office selected a consortium led by Siemens to establish one of the most modern urban traffic control systems (UTC). The order is worth about 82 million RMB (about 7.9 million euros). The consortium members include Siemens Limited China Industrial Solutions and Services (SLC I&S) as consortium leader, Siemens International Trading, Ltd. Shanghai (SITL), Wuhan E-Fly Technology Co., Ltd, and Siemens AG. This project is financed by the World Bank and will be the biggest single awarded contract for UTC systems in China.
Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, one of the most important cities in Central China with a population of 8.5 million inhabitants identified the needs to align the fast economical growths with the demand for smooth traffic flow. This project will equip more than 420 junctions with complete traffic control technology including CCTV monitoring, traffic detection, traffic lights and latest communication system linking a main control center and 2 sub-centers in Wuhan. The UTC systems will co-ordinate traffic signal timing to increase traffic flow and reduce delay at road junctions, helping to optimize journey times and improve the efficiency of the transport network.