Alstom Consortium will Build LR Network in Astana

Alstom Consortium will Build LR Network in Astana
July 7, 2011 7:04 am

Astana LRT in Kazakhstan has awarded a contract to a consortium led by Alstom to build a 41.8km light rail network in the Kazakh capital.

The light rail project will include more than 10km of overhead tracks on viaducts that will link Astana’s international airport to the central train station via the new Abu Dhabi square, and will serve districts to the west and east of the station.

Under the contract, Alstom will lay the tracks, build a depot to maintain and store the trams, install the power supply systems, and deliver the signalling and passenger information equipment.

Alstom will also equip the light rail line’s 27 stations with utilities and ticket sales services, and supply rolling stocks.

Alstom’s partner Almaty Invest Stroï Project, a Kazakh public works company, will build the civil engineering structures, including roads, buildings, stations, bridges and viaducts.

The project will be carried out in three phases with construction starting this year and expected to be completed in 2014. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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