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Ansaldo STS to expand Italian Metro station

Posted on March 30, 2010

The Genoa local authority has appointed Ansaldo STS (STS.MI) as the contractor to carry out work worth $57 million to extend the depot at Dinegro station on the Genoa metro.

 

The work involves the initial functional extension of the existing depot situated in the vicinity of Dinegro Station and is intended to prepare both the sheltered/shunting area and the maintenance workshop for the new 128-foot trains.

 

The contract also includes building a car park with approximately 150 park-and-ride spaces for cars and 50 for motorcycles over the depot at street level (Via Buozzi) and will operate in conjunction with the existing station.

 

The work is scheduled to be completed by March 2012.

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