Shanghai award 246 metro cars Alstom and partners

Shanghai awards Alstom and its partners to supply 246 metro cars for a total amount of €210 million

Saint Ouen Cedex, France – Shanghai Shentong Holdings Group, the operator and owner of Shanghai’s metro network, has awarded Alstom Transport and its Chinese partner Puzhen to supply 246 metro cars for Shanghai’s Mass Transit Line 10. The contract is worth a total of €210 million. Alstom’s share of the contract amounts to €66 million. The consortium also includes SATEE, the Alstom Transport joint-venture that specializes in traction equipment in Shanghai.

The contract involves 41 six-car Metropolis trainsets. Alstom Transport is responsible for the design and validation of the first trainset, supply of traction system, auxiliary power supply kits, the Train Control and Monitoring System and associated technical services. Puzhen is in charge of 21 trainset’s manufacturing, testing, commissioning and warranty. Another 20 trainsets will be manufactured in Shanghai Alstom Transport Co. Ltd; Alstom’s another JV in Shanghai. The delivery of the 41 six-car Metropolis trainsets is scheduled for the end of 2010.

Alstom has been a supplier to Shanghai Shentong Holdings Group since 1999. Jointly with Puzhen and SATCO, Alstom Transport has received orders for over 1,000 Metropolis cars, including six lines of the Shanghai metro network, as well as the Nanjing metro network, gaining wide-spread recognition in the mass transit industry in China. Alstom will continue to work closely with its local partners to make continuous efforts in the development of China’s mass transit system.

About Alstom Transport

A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and service in the railway market. With a market share of 18% and sales of 5.3 billion euros, the company is no. 1 in the high and very high speed train sector and ranks second worldwide in the urban transport market, regional trains, signalling, infrastructure equipment and all associated services.

The growing complexity of technical solutions and infrastructure projects is leading increasing numbers of customers to demand complete solutions. Present in over 60 countries, with 26,000 employees, Alstom Transport’s strength lies in its ability to manage entire transport systems

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