Alstom to build two sections of infrastructure for the Florence tramway Line 4
As part of the project, financed by National Recovery and Resilience Plan funds, Alstom will be responsible for the track, catenary, substations and lighting system for over 11 kilometers and 24 stops
First lot (Line 4.2), worth €50 million, will connect Le Piagge station to Campi Bisenzio
Included in the contract, an Option for a second lot (Line 4.1) to connect Line 4.2 to the city centre
12 January 2024 – Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has been awarded a contract by the Municipality of Florence, valued at € 50 million for the construction of track, catenary, substations, and lighting system for Line 4.2 of the city's tram system, with an option for Line 4.1, worth €49 million.
The tender was awarded to a temporary consortium of companies composed by the mandated company CMB together with Alstom, Hitachi Rail and ComNet, and covers operations spanning across a distance of 5.3 kilometres (11 stops) of Line 4.2 Campi Bisenzio-Piagge. The Line 4.2 will connect Le Piagge station to San Donnino and from there to the centre of Campi Bisenzio.
The contract includes an option, for the second lot, which will cover the 6.3 kilometres of Line 4.1 Piagge-Leopolda (13 stops) will connect Line 4.2 with the city centre.
"We are highly pleased with the agreement reached in this contract, confirming our expertise in the development of sustainable and efficient suburban mobility. We are delighted to be able to contribute to intensifying Florence's transport system with the construction of more than 11 kilometres of tramway line in addition to what has already been achieved for Line 2," said Michele Viale, General Manager of Alstom in Italy and President and CEO of Alstom Ferroviaria. "By signing this new contract, we fortify our expertise in providing innovative solutions for local public transport, once again recognised."
The project is financed by National Recovery and Resilience Plan funds.
The works will be carried out by the System & Infrastructure team in Rome and the components for the electric traction will be designed and supplied by the Alstom site in Valmadrera, Lecco.