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Mitsubishi Electric to help modernize New York's subway

Japanese company joins Siemens and Thales in supplying equipment for signal upgrades

Mitsubishi Electric signaling equipment will help modernize the F line in the New York City subway system. (Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Electric)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Electric will provide equipment to replace outdated signaling devices for parts of New York City's subway system.

The contract from the state's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be worth $62.65 million, the Tokyo-based company announced Monday. Expected to begin commercial operation in 2026, the updated signaling system will manage train traffic on the east end of the Queens Boulevard line.

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