Medellin Orders Metro Cars from CAF

Medellin Orders Metro Cars from CAF
December 10, 2009 8:18 pm

Spanish train manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) will supply 12 three-car trains to the Colombian city of Medellín, under a new $105m (€70m) deal.

The 69m-long 1,145-capacity trains will add to the existing fleet of 42 trains of the city’s 28.8km metro system, Metro de Medellín.

The trains’ delivery is expected to begin in 18 months and finish within 24 months.

The metro serves Aburrá Valley and its metropolitan area through the Metro Lines A and B, and Metrocable.
The new trains are expected to increase service frequency and meet future demand, particularly from the southern extension of Line A to Ancón Sur. 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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