ALSTOM has been awarded a multi-year, estimated €67 million contract by Amtrak, the US national passenger railway operator. ALSTOM will manage spare parts supply and provide technical assistance to Amtrak’s Acela passenger fleet.
Under the terms of the contract, ALSTOM will manage a comprehensive supply chain to deliver complete overhaul packages, corrective maintenance materials and scheduled maintenance kits for the trains.
In addition, ALSTOM will provide the carrier with technical assistance to help Amtrak further manage the maintenance of the Acela fleet.
Amtrak operates the largest passenger railroad network in North America with 35,000 km of track providing service to over 500 destinations in 46 states. This Acela fleet, which currently comprises 20 high-speed trains, operates in the northeast corridor, between New York, Boston and Washington.