Rail News

Alstom to Renew Buenos Aires Metro Power Supply

Alstom has been awarded, after an international public tender process, a contract worth around €17 million, to renew power supply for Line B of Subterráneos de Buenos Aires (SBASE). The project is expected to be delivered in 15 months.

The scope of the contract includes the design, assembly and commissioning of medium voltage ring cables, third rail power and tunnel disconnections. It also includes modifications in substations and other complementary systems in the power supply.

Buenos Aires Metro
Subterráneo de Buenos Aires © Alstom

Buenos Aires Metro Line B

Line B, in operation since 1930, is about 10 km long and includes 18 stations. This project will increase the line’s capacity, benefiting the 250,000 passengers that use the service daily. Alstom already provided signalling systems for Line B in 2005 with an extension in 2013.

Michel Boccaccio, Senior Vice-President of Alstom in Latin America, said:

“Alstom is proud to have been awarded this first infrastructure project for Buenos Aires metro. With this project, Alstom confirms its long-time partnership with SBASE, providing efficient and reliable solutions that contribute to the efficiency and quality of the service offered to the population of Buenos Aires”

Alstom has been present in Argentina since 1993 providing signalling systems for Buenos Aires metro, maintenance and modernisation of existing metro and suburban trains. Alstom is also currently delivering 120 cars for lines D & H which will give additional comfort to the passengers commuting every day.

Original article © Alstom.

FOR ALL THE LATEST INFORMATION, NEWS, IMAGES, VIDEOS AND ARTICLES ON ALL ASPECTS OF INFRASTRUCTURE – ELECTRIFICATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

News categories

21 Sep 2017
Alstom Awarded Traction Systems Contract in China ...
18 Sep 2017
New Lick of Paint for Virgin Trains’ Iconic ...
06 Sep 2017
India: Lucknow Metro Begins Commercial Operations ...
31 Aug 2017
Alstom UK to Repaint Virgin’s Pendolino Trai ...
25 Aug 2017
Alstom Signs Maintenance Contract for Regional Tra ...
09 Aug 2017
Donated Eurostar Delivered to National College for ...
01 Aug 2017
World’s First Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle Del ...
28 Jul 2017
Lower Saxony Receives First Modernised Coradia Lin ...
Subscribe to Railway-News
Get the latest contract alerts and Railway News emailed directly to your inbox.

We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously.