ALSTOM will design, manufacture, install and test the systems
for signaling, train control, telecommunications, traction-power
supply and transmission, and lighting. ALSTOM’s share of
the contract is €39 million.
Included in the scope of the control and communications
systems for which ALSTOM is responsible are the following:
• supply of SMARTLOCK interlocking equipment for
• renovation of five relay-based interlocking systems
• design, supply and installation of an automatic
• installation of a telecommunications system in two
The other members of the consortium are the Italian companies
Sirti, Ceprini, Icefs and CLF, which will carry out other
engineering and construction work, such as civil works and
“We want to thank RFI for this clear vote of confidence
in ALSTOM’s expertise in rail systems,” said Philippe
Mellier, president of ALSTOM Transport.
ALSTOM announced a new financing package on September 22, and
in October customers have awarded or confirmed orders of more
than €700 million with ALSTOM Transport.
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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