Management & Operations

Alstom to equip 121 German trains with ERTMS

Posted on December 22, 2010

German operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) selected Alstom to equip 121 trains of its "ICE" fleet with its signaling European Rail Traffic Management System-based (ERTMS) train control solution — Atlas.

The contract is worth approximately $78 million. The trains to be equipped are 71 ICE-T tilting trains and 50 ICE3 trains, which are operated in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The first 17 newly equipped trains are set to start service December 2012 in Vienna-St.Polten and Unterinntal in Austria. From December 2015, they will operate on the recently built German line linking Halle (sale)/Leipzig to Erfurt and from December 2016, on the Swiss network.

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