Alstom Wins 2 Contracts of € 80m from Cairo Metro

Alstom Wins 2 Contracts of € 80m from Cairo Metro
February 28, 2015 10:38 pm

Alstom has announced on February 27th, in a statement, that the company has signed two contracts with Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply the signalling system and the infrastructure of the phase 4A of Cairo metro line 3, currently under construction.

The value of the contracts signed between the French industrial group and the National Authority for Tunnels in Egypt is about 80 million euros, added by the same source.

Alstom will equip Phase 4A of Line 3 with signalling solution Urbalis 200, switching engines and signalling equipment of the stations.The company will also provide electromechanical equipment including power supply to feed the third rail, ventilation system and elevators/escalators. With this extension, the line will carry over 750,000 passengers per day in total safety,” the group has added in a statement.

“We are pleased that NAT has entrusted Alstom with these new contracts. This is a continuing partnership that was initiated more than 30 years ago. NAT can be reassured of Alstom’s engagement to further develop Cairo’s metro network”, said Gian-Luca Erbacci, Senior Vice-President of Alstom Transport for Middle East and Africa.

“A long-time partner of the Cairo metro, Alstom has provided trains as well as infrastructure, signalling and services solutions for lines 1 and 2.” Added the statement before recalling that In January 2015, Alstom has also signed a contract to modernise the signalling systems on the regional railway line from Beni Suef to Asyut. 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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