Il consorzio Bombardier-Alstom conferma di aver ricevuto l'autorizzazione di inizio lavori per la fornitura di 468 nuove carrozze per la metropolitana di Montreal
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - 16 novembre 2010) - Il consorzio costituito da Bombardier Transportation e Alstom Transport ha confermato oggi di aver ricevuto l'autorizzazione di inizio lavori dalla Société de transport de Montreal (STM) per la fornitura di 468 carrozze per la metropolitana (52 convogli da nove carrozze).
La firma del contratto era già stata annunciata il 22 ottobre 2010. Con il completamento della fase di approvazione del finanziamento, il contratto entra ora in vigore e il prezzo finale è stato fissato al tasso di cambio vigente. Il valore del contratto ammonta a 1,19 miliardi di dollari canadesi (1,18 miliardi di dollari USA, 869 milioni di euro). Bombardier's share is $719 million CDN ($715 million US, 525 millio n euro) and Alstom's share is $471 million CDN ($468 million US, 344 million euro).
The design, manufacture and final assembly of the new Montreal metro cars will be carried out at Bombardier's facilities in La Pocatiere and Saint-Bruno, Quebec. Alstom's sites in Sorel-Tracy and Montreal, Quebec, will also be involved. The first prototype train is to be delivered in June 2013, followed by the base order deliveries that are scheduled to take place between February 2014 and September 2018.
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A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom Transport manages entire transport systems, taking in rolling stock, signaling and inf rastructure, and offers "turnkey" solutions. Alstom Transport recorded sales of 5.8 billion euros in the fiscal year 2009-2010. Alstom Transport is present in over 60 countries and employs some 26,000 people.
Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The Group employs 96,500 people in more than 70 countries, and had sales of over EUR 23 billion(i) in 2009/10.
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