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Alstom Transport and its Chinese
partners, Nanjing CSR Puzhen Rail Transit and SATEE, have
been awarded a contract by the operator Nanjing Metro Company
(NMC) within a consortium*. The contract is for the supplying
of 126 metro cars for the Nanjing Metro Line 1 southern
extension.

The contract involves 21 six-cars
Alstom’s Metropolis trainsets.
According
to the contract, Alstom is responsible for the design of the
trains and the validation of the first trainset, Puzhen is in
charge of the manufacturing and warranty of the 21 trainsets
and SATEE will manufacture the auxiliary inverter and
traction equipments. All the metro cars are scheduled to be
delivered by 2011.

 

The Nanjing Metro Line 1 southern
extension will be 18 kilometers long, linking “An De
Men” and “Chengdong Road”, and will serve
12 stations. It is scheduled to enter into service from March
2010. In 2002, Alstom had already supplied 120 Metropolis
cars for the Line 1. In total, 246 Alstom metro cars will
equip Nanjing metro Line 1 after the delivery of this last
order.

 

“This new contract
reconfirms Alstom’s world leadership in metro
systems, and consolidates its strong presence in China. It
also demonstrates the customer’s recognition and
confidence in Alstom. We will continue to supply advanced
products and services to make a significant contribution to
the development of Nanjing’s metro network”,
says Kim CH
AN,
Managing Director of Alstom Transport China.

 

Besides Nanjing Metro Line 1, the
Alstom consortium also supplied 144 Metropolis metro cars
for Nanjing Metro Line 2 in April 2007. To date, over 370
Metropolis metro cars have been sold in Nanjing and over
1,400 in China.

 

* The consortium led by
Nanjing CSR Puzhen Rail Transit Co., Ltd. also includes
Alstom Transport S.A. (ATSA) and Shanghai Alstom Transport
Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd. (SATEE), the Alstom
Transport joint venture specialized in traction equipment
and based in Shanghai.

About Alstom Transport

A
promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and
markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and
services in the railway market. Alstom Transport’s
strength lies in its ability to manage entire transport
systems, taking in the rolling stock, signalling and
infrastructure, and to offer “turnkey” solutions.
Alstom Transport’s sales over the 2006/07 financial year
took it to 1st place in the world transport market.

About SATEE

Shanghai
Alstom Transport Electrical Equipement Co., Ltd.
(SATEE)
is a joint venture set up by Alstom Transport and Shanghai
Electric Group in 1999. Specialized in traction equipment, SATEE
mainly produces inverters, CARA TM assistant converters, three
phase asynchronic AC traction motors, electric control systems,
line reactors, braking resistors, main controllers and driving
cab
sand
power module equipment
s.
Within the Alstom consortium, SATEE has been involved in the
projects for Shanghai Metro lines 1, 3, 5, 8 and 10, and Nanjing
Metro Line 1

For further information, please contact

Ms Jenny ZHANG
                                                          

Tel. :
+ 86 10 8460 9000
                                              

Jenny-y.zhang@transport.alstom.com                      

 

Mr.
Jiazhong MEI
  

Tel. :
+86 21 6103 3888 – 3983

jiazhong.mei@transport.alstom.com