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Alstom wins $127 million MARTA contract

Posted on December 11, 2002

The Board of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has awarded Alstom a contract valued at $127 million to overhaul 120 cars of its existing rapid transit fleet of 248 cars. The type CQ311 cars were built between 1985 and 1988, and their refurbishment will extend their operating life by 15 to 20 years. The contract also includes an option for Alstom to overhaul up to 118 additional cars for a contract value of $139 million if exercised by MARTA.

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