The total value of the contract is approximately €116
million. ALSTOM's scope of supply, worth €76 million, is
for interlocking technology from its
range. Siemens is responsible for project management and will
supply the control room equipment; its share of the order is
This is a repeat order for both ALSTOM and Siemens, which have
already supplied the same technology for SNCB's long-term project
to optimize safety and punctuality of their train operations.
“We are delighted with this significant order for more
SMARTLOCK technology,” said Philippe Mellier, president of
ALSTOM Transport. “It is a further confirmation of the
trust that our customers are placing in ALSTOM.”
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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