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Alstom Consortium Wins Metro System Contract in Vietnam

Alstom, as leader of a consortium with Colas Rail and Thales, today signed a contract with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply a metro system for Hanoi metro line 3 to start commercial operation by the end of 2021. This is the first integrated metro system contract for Alstom in Vietnam. Alstom’s share of the contract is worth around €190 million.

Hanoi Metro
Hanoi Metro © Alstom / Design & Styling
 
Jean-François Beaudoin, Senior Vice President Alstom Asia Pacific, said:

“In the context of the France Vietnam collaboration, we are delighted to sign this contract which aims to improve Hanoi’s transportation system and reduce the growing traffic in the city. With its advanced and sustainable technology and 16 years’ expertise in metro integrated solutions, Alstom is the preferred partner to provide Vietnam with a greener and smarter transportation system”

Hanoi Metro

Hanoi Line 3 – which is 12.5 km-long – is the second metro line under construction in the city. As part of this contract, 12 stations and one depot at Nhon for trains maintenance will be built. Once operational, the line is expected to carry 8,600 People Per Hour and Per Direction (PPHPD). This capacity will be progressively increased within 10 years after its operation commencement.

Alstom will supply and integrate the metro system which is composed of 10 Metropolis trainsets, Urbalis 400, the Alstom’s CBTC solution which controls trains movement, enabling them to run at higher frequencies and speeds in total safety, as well as the power supply and depot equipment together with Colas Rail. 

The project will involve six Alstom sites in France: Valenciennes, Saint-Ouen, Le Creusot, Tarbes, Ornans and Villeurbanne.

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