Rail

Alstom wins two Latin American contracts

Posted on December 13, 2010

Alstom won two contracts to equip both the first metro line in Panama and line 2 of the Santo Domingo Dominican Republic metro, representing a total amount of more than $398 million.

In Panama, the SMP (Secretaría del Metro de Panama) awarded a contract to the "Consorcio Linea 1" to build the first line of the Panama Metro. This consortium consist of a Brazilian civil works company Odebrecht and the Spanish FCC. As a subcontractor of this consortium, Alstom is the leader of electromechanical group and will be in charge of the engineering, integration and commissioning of the electromechanical works on a turnkey basis.

Alstom will also supply 57 metro cars, traction substations and the CBTC1 train control system. The works are expected to be completed by the end of 2013.

In Santo Domingo, the Dominican operator OPRET awarded Alstom a contract to supply 15 Metropolis train sets of three cars each, for the line 2 of the Santo Domingo metro. The contract also includes maintenance services as well as an option for six additional trains. The commercial service is scheduled for early 2012.

With these two large-scale projects Alstom continues strengthening its position in Latin America and the Caribbean. To date, more than 4,000 Metropolis cars have been sold in different cities such as Barcelona, Warsaw, Singapore, Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile.

 

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

More News

MARTA launches initiative to aesthetically enhance rail stations

The authority kicked off the newly established “Artbound” program with an inaugural launch event featuring dancers and musicians at Five Points MARTA Station this week.

Alstom-equipped Bangalore Metro Green Line launches service

It includes the Urbalis 200 Automatic Train Control system, which will ensure optimal safety, flexible operations, and heightened passenger comfort, according to the company.

Bombardier wins major UK rail, maintenance contract

In addition, the company will execute a Technical Services and Spares Supply Agreement for the duration of the seven-year franchise, with an option to extend for 11 periods in line with the existing franchise extension option.

Honolulu legislature to hold special session on rail project funding

The project was expected to cost $5.2 billion just a few years ago but is now estimated to cost as much as $10 billion with financing. The city’s latest figures project a $1.384 billion shortfall from now to 2024.

Brookville to build streetcar fleet for Valley Metro's Tempe line

The Liberty Streetcars will operate along a new corridor connecting Tempe residents and visitors, as well as Arizona State University students with key current and emerging local destinations.

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