Alstom will Supply Citadis Trams for Greater Bordeaux

Alstom will Supply Citadis Trams for Greater Bordeaux
June 14, 2011 3:18 pm

Alstom has won an €80m contract from the metropolitan authority of Greater Bordeaux, France to supply high-capacity Citadis tramsets that can accommodate up to 400 passengers.

The contract includes the option for an additional five to 30 tramsets that could be exercised later, bringing the total contract value to €176m if exercised.

The 43m tramsets will provide the same performance as existing sets to speed their integration into the current fleet and reduce network operating costs.

The trams will be used on Bordeaux’s 40km tram network, which is spread across three lines including 13km that is catenary-free and equipped with ground-level power supply (APS).

By 2013, the French city is planning to extend the three lines beyond the metropolitan limits, add a new line as well as 500 metres of APS line. 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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