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Alstom to deliver traction electrification & sectioning posts for Pune Metro Line 1 and 2

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4 April 2019 - Alstom continues to expand its footprints in Pune as it wins a contract worth €15 million towards traction electrification and sectioning posts for 28kms corridor of Pune Metro Line 1 &2 from Maha-Metro[1]. This is the second contract win for Alstom in the city of Pune after CBTC signaling contract for Pune Metro line 1 and 2.

The scope of the contract awarded includes design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 25KV flexible & rigid overhead catenary system (OCS/OHE) and sectioning posts for Pune Metro Rail Project.  The execution of this project will be completed in four phases with the commissioning of 28 kms stretch to be completed by 2023.   

Mr. Alain Spohr, Managing Director, India & South Asia said, “We would like to thank Maha Metro for their trust and confidence on Alstom. We are committed to deliver world class deliveries to help strengthen India’s urban mobility infrastructure and look forward to more such opportunities.  Our footprint in systems and infrastructure is growing rapidly, and this project will give us an opportunity to extend our cutting-edge capabilities and solutions to the customer.”

Globally, Alstom designs, builds, delivers, tests and commissions all types of rail electrification infrastructure with a strong focus on customer needs and ensures maintenance of the entire system. The company’s feeding systems capabilities are constantly enhanced though continuous R&D and innovation efforts, which have produced breakthroughs making Alstom more responsive to customer needs and market changes.

[1] Maha Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. Pune Metro project has been undertaken by MAHA Metro, a SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) of Government of India and Government of Maharashtra

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