The Alstom consortium, which includes Thales, Sofratesa, CIM and TSO, have been awarded the €145m contract to supply rolling stock and works to expand trainsets on Panama Metro Line 1. Alstom will supply 70 Metropolis cars for €130m, while also supply onboard and lineside Urbalis 400 CBTC signalling equipment, upgrade the power supply, and enlarge the depot.
An Alstom lead consortium, including CIM, Sofratesa, Thales and TSO has been awarded the contract to provide rolling stock and systems for Panama Metro’s new Line 2 project. The contract was awarded by Consórcio Línea 2 and is expected to be complete by the start of 2019. Line 2 will have integrated connections with Line 1, which was completed in April 2014.
CCR have confirmed that Thales will deploy a CBTC Signalling system on lines 1 and 2 of Salvador Metrô, in the Brazilian state of Bahia….
Ilkwon Chae, senior researcher at the Seoul National University and adviser to the Korean government, provides detailed insight into the key strategies and upgrades which…