French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has secured a contract to design, build and maintain the transportation system for Toulouse Metropole’s third metro line in France.
The contract worth more than €470m is for the third metro line of Toulouse Metropole and new 27 km-long metro line, called Toulouse Aerospace Express. The metro line includes 21 stations and will serve the aviation labour pool.
The order also includes Alstom’s “Systems” solutions including Metropolis trains and Urbalis 400 CBTC solution for driverless operation as well as Hesop reversible substations.
The scope of the contract includes platform screen doors, along with a dynamic system for load indication, and the track including the laying with the automated solution Appitrack.
The order also includes six years of maintenance along with an option for 12 years of maintenance.