Alstom wins train maintenance contract worth 500 million Euros

Alstom has today been awarded a train maintenance contract by RENFE, Spain’s national railways, worth approximately 500 million Euros.

The contract, which will span a 14-year period, is for a total of 24 trains, including 18 high-speed AVE trains and 21 locomotives.

This new contract comprises the maintenance of 18 AVE trains, which operate at 300km/h on the Madrid-Seville line; 6 Euromed trains for the Barcelona-Valencia-Alicante line and 21 locomotives that pull trains operating at 200km/hour on the Madrid-Seville and Madrid-Barcelona lines.

Michel Moreau, President of Alstom’s Transport Sector, said: ‘We are delighted that RENFE has decided to renew its confidence in Alstom, after 10 years of successful co-operation between our two companies.’

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