A year after signing the contract, Alstom delivered the first of the ten trains ordered by SuperVia dealership in Rio de Janeiro. The new composition is in the testing phase and will start to operate in March.
The trains have innovative design, air-conditioning, internal passage between the cars, the system will not allow the opening of doors during travel, closed circuit camera, LED panels and will be able to carry up to 2,600 passengers per train.
The 80 new cars will be delivered by September 2014 and will modernize the entire transport system of Rio de Janeiro. The aim is to carry more comfortably the amount of 600 thousand passengers SuperVia carries daily.
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