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Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro

Industry news  •  21 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom will supply both traction systems and train control monitoring systems for 156 metro cars as part of Shanghai metro line 10 phase 2 project.

Ecuador receives additional $44 million loan to build Quito’s first metro line

Industry news  •  15 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide USD 44 million loan for the construction of Quito’s first metro line.

Alstom to supply 30 next generation metros for Greater Lyon

Industry news  •  31 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom has revealed it is to design and supply 30 next generation metros for Greater Lyon in a contract worth €140 million.

Nexus holds supplier awareness day for £8m rail skills centre

Industry news  •  18 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Nexus, operators of the Tyne and Wear Metro, have held a market awareness day for suppliers interested in the design and build of a proposed rail skills centre for the region.

Consortium to design and build Dubai’s Route 2020 Red metro line extension

Industry news  •  10 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) of Dubai has awarded the Route 2020 design and build contract to to Expolink, an Alstom-led consortium consisting of ACCIONA and Gulermak.

InnoTrans 2016 round-up

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  30 September 2016  •  Craig Waters, Editor, Eurotransport

Last week the global transport industry gathered in Berlin for the 11th edition of InnoTrans. Here, we provide a round-up of this year’s event…

First car body shell for the Lucknow Metro Train unveiled

Industry news  •  9 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom has unveiled the first car body shell of the Lucknow Metro Train at its plant in Chennai, India, where the metro trainsets are currently being produced.

Lima Metro Line 1 to receive 139 Metropolis cars in contract worth €200m

Industry news  •  1 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In an agreement worth approximately €200 million, Alstom will supply Metropolis cars and trainsets for operation on Lima Metro line 1.

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

Industry news  •  18 August 2016  •  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.

Chengdu metro line 3 phase one enters passenger operation

Industry news  •  9 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Metro cars equipped with Alstom’s traction systems have begun revenue service on the recently opened phase one of Chengdu metro line 3.

CAF to supply 43 units for Brussels Metro

Industry news  •  8 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Brussels public transport operator Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles (MIVB/STIB) has awarded a 12 year framework contract for the supply of units for the Brussels Metro to CAF.

MTA to acquire 1,025 subway cars for New York

Industry news  •  25 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo has announced the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will be issuing Request for Proposals including the acquisition of 1,025 new subway cars as part of the MTA Capital Program.

NECA agrees strategy to improve Metro and local rail in North East England

Industry news  •  22 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The North East Combined Authority has agreed a Metro and Local Rail Strategy designed to improve passenger journeys and kick-start the expansion of local rail in North East England.

China’s Chengdu Metro awards traction systems contract to Alstom

Industry news  •  1 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Chengdu Metro Corp Ltd has awarded a contract for the supply of traction systems for 288 metro cars to Alstom for operation on the city’s Line 3.

CAF to supply new units to Naples Metro Line 1

Industry news  •  20 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Neapolitan public transport operator ANM (Azienda Napoletana Mobilità) has awarded a contract to supply ten 6-car units to Naples Metro Line 1 to CAF.

 

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