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ALSTOM to build railway power substation in Italy


The 5.4 MW substation in Ostiglia is the largest of three called for in a contract between Italferr, the engineering and contracting arm of the Ferrovie dello Stato railway group, and a joint venture led by Balfour Beatty Rail and including ALSTOM.

The total value of the contract is approximately €13 million and ALSTOM's share worth about €5 million.

With more than 35 product lines and a presence in more than 60 countries, ALSTOM's Transport sector offers complete products and services for new rolling stock, signaling and electrical and mecanical infrastructure as well as maintenance and rehabilitation services to four distinct types of customers: urban transit authorities and operators; intercity passenger rail operators and rolling stock owners; rail freight operators; and intercity railway infrastructure owners. ALSTOM's Transport sector, with sales of €5.1 billion in financial year 2002-2003, is among the world's leading suppliers to the railway industry.

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