The first contract is worth about €52 million and covers the supply of 42 metro cars and a two-year supervision of maintenance of the capital’s metro.
Furthermore, Santiago Metro has exercised an option included in the same contract for an additional 43 metro cars and a two-year supervision of maintenance of these cars. The option has a value of around €44 million.
Santiago Metro has also awarded Alstom two other contracts for signalling equipment and automatic train control totalling €14 million.
Alstom will manufacture this equipment in its factories in
Alstom has supplied rolling stock to Santiago Metro over the past 30 years. The entire current fleet composed of 488 cars, running on 3 lines, was built by Alstom. An additional 180 cars for line 4 are now being manufactured in