Alstom awarded $961 million NYCT contract

Posted on July 31, 2002

Alstom, in partnership with Kawasaki, was awarded a $961 million contract by New York City Transit (NYCT) for the design and manufacture of 660 new heavy rail subway cars. The award also includes two options, totaling an additional 1,000 to 1,040 cars, for a total contract value of $2.358 billion if exercised by NYCT. The initial 660 cars will be delivered in a 2006 to 2007 timeframe. The contract includes supply of the cars, spare parts, special tools and training. The body shells will be manufactured in Alstom's facilities in Lapa, Brazil, and the cars will be built and tested in Hornell, N.Y.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

CRRC announces ship date for MBTA pilot cars

The company is the first Chinese railcar builder to enter into the U.S. rail car manufacturing market.

STV, WSP USA to support L.A. Metro rail vehicle acquisition

Acquisition of new heavy rail vehicles and associated equipment that will play a key part in Metro’s systemwide rail expansion over the next decade.

Stadler breaks ground on railcar manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City

Its 62-acre property boasts 75,000 square feet of production space for the bogie, main, pre- and final assembly of single- and bi-level trains.

Stadler, Fort Worth Transportation Authority unveil 1st U.S. FLIRT train

The new commuter trains for TEXRail have been designed to reach maximum speeds of 81 mph and boast a coupled length of 266 feet each.

Design-build taking transit into the future

Design-build minimizes risk, reduces delivery time, keeps budgets in line, and mitigates funding partner concerns throughout project duration. With traditional design-bid-build, owners, designers, and contractors are segregated from design concept to final construction.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close