Paris Transit Signs €189m Contract for New Metro Trains

Paris Transit Signs €189m Contract for New Metro Trains
November 22, 2007 10:01 pm

Paris transit authority Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) is to beef up its fleet with 49 metro trainsets in a contract worth €189m with Bombardier, Alstom and Areva TA.

Bombardier says its MF2000 metro trains, which consume 30 percent less energy than a traditional metro, provide a more efficient service “through performance improvements in the traction system and energy-regenerative electric brakes”.
Rail technology manufacturer Areva TA will supply IT security systems and train data transmission systems while French rail manufacturer Alstom Transport will oversee the project, supplying different components and sub-assemblies for energy production, traction-braking systems and IT systems. 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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