A consortium between Bombardier, Alstom and Indra has received the contract to produce signalling systems and maintenance services for the new high-speed section of the Madrid-Lisbon railway corridor in Spain’s Extremadura region.
The project, awarded by Spain’s Administrator of Railway Infrastructure (ADIF) has a total value of approximately 164 million euro ($185 million US). Bombardier’s share is valued at approximately 77 million euro ($86 million US); Alstom’s share is valued at approximately 62 million euro ($70 million US), and Indra’s share is approximately 25 million euro ($28 million US).
The Bombardier-led consortium will deliver the design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of the signalling and communication systems. This includes installing a European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Level 2 on the 164 km Plasencia-Cáceres and Cáceres-Badajoz sections of the line. The project also includes a 20 year maintenance regime to commence at the end of phase one of the signalling system delivery. Bombardier will implement its proven, radio-based BOMBARDIER INTERFLO 450 ERTMS Level 2 solution for the entire line. Alstom is responsible for the electronic interlocking system and will supply the reliable and proven Smartlock 300 solution, and Indra will implement the Spanish automatic train protection (ASFA) system.
Source : Alstom