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

U.S. DOT makes $199M available for PTC implementation

The grants, which will be selected by the FRA and awarded and administered by the FTA, will help commuter railroads implement PTC, which prevents accidents and saves lives.

Hyperloop Tech. partners with Deutsche Bahn to create 'Innovation Train'

The project, which starts next week, will utilize Hyperloop Transportation Technologies crowdsourcing and community collaboration, while implementations will be financed by Deutsche Bahn.

MBTA faces federal complaint for cancelling late-night service

A group argues that the flawed data suggested the move would not have an overly burdensome effect on low-income and minority riders and that it should have taken steps to curb those impacts before ending the service in March.

Man struck dead on train tracks in Buffalo, N.Y.

During the investigation, it was determined that the man was laying on his back in the middle of the inbound side of a track on the south side, when a northbound train came down the track because the system was running on a single track.

Amtrak to launch new magazine in effort to rebrand

Will emphasize beautiful travel photography and long-form journalism to cast itself as an upscale brand and replace its current magazine, “Arrive,” which is more focused on celebrities, what’s-on content and regional 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