Metro Metropolis

Reinventing passenger comfort every day

The context 

Present in most capitals for over a century, metros have undergone profound transformations to meet the needs of great cities and their inhabitants.

It is one of the most effective answers to road congestion and the resulting air pollution in cities. Occupying limited ground space, it permits the transportation of large numbers of passengers while limiting energy consumption.

The Alstom Solution 

Ecological, intermodal and high capacity, Alstom’s Metropolis is equipped with functions that make passengers’ journeys easier and more enjoyable.

Metropolis was created to meet three key requirements  

  • Efficiency - the use of advanced technology optimises the performance of the traction, bogie and braking systems, as well as door opening mechanism
  • Flexibility - the length and width of train sets, the number of cars and interior layouts are all modular to match all requirements,
  • Reliability - outstanding communication systems facilitate maintenance and optimise safety.

Metropolis brings real added value to the market 

  • Proven standardised components, making access to equipment and maintenance easier
  • Customised design for each city, offering differentiation and personalisation.
  • Higher capacity, combined with remarkable on-board comfort (on-board passenger information and communication system,…),
  • A choice between automated driving mode and driver mode with optimised cabin ergonomics and visibility.
Amsterdam metro

Amsterdam metro

Discover the Amsterdam metro trainsets and their main characteristics

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Lausanne's m2 metro video

Lausanne's m2 metro

In addition to the rolling stock Alstom supplied signalling system, passenger information system, electrification of the line...

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