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CAF to supply 10 nine-car trains for Mexico City Metro

18 August 2016  •  Author(s): Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a contract worth approximately €164 million, CAF has been selected to supply 10 nine-car units for Line 1 of Mexico City Metro.

CAF to supply 10 nine-car trains for Mexico City Metro

Sistema de Transporte Colectivo (STC), the transportation organisation of the Federal District Government, has announced rolling stock manufacturer CAF will supply 10 pneumatic tyred-trains for Line 1 of the Mexico City Metro in a contract worth approximately €164 million.

Mexico City Metro contract worth approximately €164m.

The contract forms part of a vehicle and infrastructure refurbishment programme with 11 pledges to improve Line 1. The first units from CAF are planned for delivery in early 2018.

CAF to supply 10 nine-car trains for Mexico City Metro

Once delivered, STC plan to transfer 15 trains currently running on Line 1 to other lines where they will run as nine or six-car sets.

CAF has been involved in Mexican railroad projects since 1992, and has supplied since a large number of units for several Metro lines in the City of Mexico, along with the provision of maintenance services.

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