Rail

Alstom wins Argentina contract

Posted on January 17, 2008

Alstom and its partners IECSA, Emepa and Isolux Corsan have been awarded a contract for a high speed rail line between Buenos Aires, Rosario and Cordoba.  


The line will link the three Argentine cities, which are 441 miles apart, in three hours instead of the current 14 hours. The route will be served by eight double-deck high speed trains, each with a capacity of 500 passengers, operating nine return trips daily at speeds of up to 198.83 mph.  


The project will involve the construction of the infrastructure, including seven stations and 484.66 miles of tracks, electrification, signaling (ERTMS level 2), the supply of rolling stock and maintenance. Alstom, the consortium leader, will undertake the overall management and engineering of the project, the supply of rolling stock, signaling communication systems, electrification and maintenance.

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

More News

Bombardier to provide up to 175 trams for Brussels

The first firm order under this framework contract is for 60 Flexity trams and is valued at approximately $206 million.

Toronto's Metrolinx, Airport Authority team to study transit connections

The advancement of work to better integrate transit projects into Canada’s busiest airport will help connect the country’s second largest employment zone and reduce highway congestion.

Study finds untapped development potential around MBTA rail stations

Vacant and underutilized land surrounding 13 Gateway City commuter rail stations could house up to 230,000 residents and 230,000 jobs.

MBTA improves real-time information for subway service

Using more sophisticated data to generate better predictions, and train arrival times are now refreshed every six seconds.

Charlotte's new light rail extension increases rail ridership by 48%

With the opening of the extension, the LYNX Blue Line now connects one side of Charlotte to the other.

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

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

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