Siemens wins order to build metro line in France

The urban community Rennes Métropole in Rennes, France, has awarded Siemens the order to build an automated metro line worth more than €200m (£170m).

Siemens will be responsible for the complete realisation of a turnkey project ranging from initial planning of the line, to installation of the communication, control and safety equipment, to the delivery of 19 Cityval trainsets.

Inauguration of this new metro line is scheduled for end of 2018.