Hyundai and Hanhwa Consortium will Supply Athens Metro Cars

Hyundai and Hanhwa Consortium will Supply Athens Metro Cars
September 25, 2009 10:26 am

Hyundai Rotem and Hanhwa consortium has won a KRW270bn (€160m) contract from Greece to supply 102 electric railcars for Athens Metro lines 2 and 3.

Hyundai Rotem will design and manufacture the locomotives while Hanhwa will be responsible for export operations. Hyundai Rotem says the new vehicles will use aluminium alloy for the exterior and beehive-structured Nomex honeycomb for the interiors. The regenerative brake system will also be improved to increase energy efficiency. The delivery of the vehicles is scheduled for 2011.
The order follows a 2002 contract, when Hyundai Rotem supplied 126 railcars to Attiko Metro AE for the Athens Olympics. 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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