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Alstom wins rail contracts worth EUR 300 million in Panama and Santo Domingo

Steel News - Published on Tue, 21 Dec 2010

The Railway Gazette reported that Alstom has won two contracts in Panama and Santo Domingo worth EUR 300 million.

The Línea Uno consortium of Odebrecht and FCC recently appointed to build Line 1 of the Panamá metro has selected Alstom to manage the engineering, integration and commissioning of the project’s electro mechanical equipment on a turnkey basis. Alstom’s scope, worth around EUR 200 million, includes the supply of 57 cars, traction power substations and CBTC signaling and train control. The 13•7 kilometers line with 13 stations linking Los Andes and Albrook is due for completion by the end of 2013.

Santo Domingo metro developer OPRET has awarded Alstom a EUR 101 million contract to supply and maintain 15 Metropolis three car trains to work Line 2 when it opens in early 2012. The contract includes an option for six more trains. Line 2 will be 21 kilometers long with 20 stations and will cross the city from east to west connecting Los Alcarrizos to San Luis with an interchange to Line 1 at Juan Pablo Duarte. Projected daily ridership is 400,000 passengers.

The Metropolis cars will be manufactured at Alstom’s factory in Santa Perpetua, near Barcelona. According to Alstom it has now sold more than 4 000 Metropolis cars, including 57 for Santo Domingo metro Line 1.

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