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Alstom to continue maintenance of high-speed and suburban trains for Renfe in Spain

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15 January 2019 – Alstom has been awarded three contracts[1] by the Spanish national operator Renfe to provide maintenance services for 15 Avelia Pendolino high-speed trains and 106 suburban trains from Renfe’s current fleet. The contracts, worth a total of €125 million, include preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance for the suburban trains and full maintenance services for the Pendolinos (S-104). All the works will be carried out by Irvia, an Alstom-Renfe joint venture[2].

As part of this award, Alstom renews for the next four years (with one extra year as an option) the current maintenance contracts for Renfe’s commuter trains. The preventive and corrective maintenance of these trains will be managed, as it is currently, in Renfe’s depots in Vilanova, Moncada and Mataró, all of which are in the Barcelona area.

Concerning the contract for Pendolino maintenance, services for the high-speed trains will take place at Cerro Negro (Madrid) and La Sagra (Toledo). Renfe’s Pendolinos were manufactured by Alstom in Santa Perpetua between 2002 and 2005. Currently they provide high-speed services from Madrid to Ciudad Real, Puertollano, Toledo, Córdoba and Seville.

With Alstom services, operators can transport passengers and goods at the best levels of service and profitability. The company possesses world-leading expertise in supply chain and industrial organisation, backed by strong system engineering capabilities, proven through outstanding rail system availability and reliability for all rail assets. Alstom can boast over 25 years of experience, over 100 depots in 30 countries and an average of 70% renewal rate for services contracts globally.

[1] Booked in Q3 of fiscal year 2018/2019

[2] Irvia is a joint venture owned by Alstom (51%) and Renfe (49%)