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Alstom-Bombardier consortium awarded signalling contract for the Barcelona suburban network

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An Alstom-Bombardier consortium has won a contract to supply ERTMS[1] signalling systems and 20 years of maintenance services for a 56 km long suburban line linking LHospitalet de Llobregat and Mataró in the area of Barcelona, Spain.

The project, awarded by Spains Administrator of Railway Infrastructure (ADIF) has a total value of 72.7 million.Alstoms share is valued at 38.5 million while Bombardiers share is 34.2 million.

The Alstom-led consortium will deliver the design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of the signalling communication systems. Alstom will implement its proven, radio-based Atlas 200 ERTMS Level 2 solution for the entire line. Bombardier is responsible for the electronic interlocking system with its BOMBARDIER* EBI* Lock 950 computer-based solution.

[1] European Rail Traffic Management System

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As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market from high-speed trains to metros and tramways and associated maintenance, modernisation, infrastructure and signalling solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems. It recorded sales of 6.2 billion and booked 10 billion of orders in the 2014/15 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,000 people today. 

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 37,700 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.