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The new train for Sao Paulo metro's line 2

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04/20/2009 AT 08:26

Sao Paulo State Governor Jose Serra, Secretary of Metropolitan Transports Jose Luiz Portella Pereira, as well as Alstom Transport representatives participated to the inaugural ceremony. The press and a numerous population attended this entry into commercial service.

This first train had been delivered to the customer on December 2008 for commissioning. The 16 trains, offering especially better comfort and access for disabled people, are being produced at Lapa Plant, in Brazil.

First Citadis tramset for the Algiers tramway

On 18 March 2009, Mr Amar Tou, Algeria's Minister of Transport, and representatives from the local authorities and Algiers metro operator EMA witnessed the arrival of the first Citadis tramset for the new tram line in Algiers.

Buenos Aires welcomes its last Metropolis trainset

On 20 February, Alstom Transport delivered to Buenos Aires (Argentina) urban transport operator Metrovias the last of 96 Metropolis trainsets planned within the scope of a contract signed in 1999.

Alstom delivers the first train for Sao Paulo

This train is part of a project for the supply of 16 trains (96 cars). It was received by the Governor of Sao Paulo State, Mr. José Serra, the Mayor of São Paulo, Gilberto Kassab and the Secretary of Metropolitan Transports for Sao Paulo State, José Luiz Portella Pereira.

Tunis welcome their new tramway

In Tunis, Alstom has just completed the extension of the southern tramway line extension.

Alstom to supply an additional 242 metro to NYC

Alstom to supply an additioNew York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded Alstom, in partnership with Kawasaki, an order worth a total of €560 million ( 784 million) for the manufacture of a further 382 R160 subway cars. nal 242 subway cars to NYC

Alstom ready to make San Francisco-Los Angeles

The Californians not only voted to elect their president, they also approved with 52 percent of the vote a $10 billion bond issue for a high-speed rail line spanning all along the Golden State.

Alstom wins a major contract in São Paulo

Alstom has been selected by the government of the State of São Paulo, to supply a fully automated system for lines 1, 2 and 3 of the São Paulo metro. The project is worth around €280 million and concerns the complete renovation of the existing train control system.

36 metro cars to the city of Santiago in Chile

Alstom has signed a contract worth about €47 million (US$71 million) with operator Metro de Santiago for the supply of 36 Metropolis cars for use on lines 4 and 4A of the metro system in Santiago, Chile. This is an option from a contract signed in 2002.

90 million euros for the Rabat tramway

Alstom has signed a contract worth 90 million euros with the Agence pour l'Aménagement de la Vallée du Bouregreg (Bouregreg Valley Development Agency - AAVB) for the supply of 22 trams, each consisting of two Citadis trainsets, for the future Rabat-Salé network.

Alstom wins contract for rail line in Tunis

The Tunisian national rail company, SNCFT, granted a contract to the consortium lead by Alstom for installation of electrical work and signalling on the Tunis-Borj Cedria rail line (southern suburbs of Tunis). The contract is worth a total of €54 million, of which €36 million will go to Alstom.

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