New success for Alstom in the Grand Paris Express, which wins a contract for line 18

Will the Grand Paris Express become the exclusive preserve of Alstom? After the successes on lines 15, 16 and 17, the contract for the automatic metro of the future line 18 was awarded by the Société du Grand Paris (SGP) in agreement with Ile-de-France Mobilités, Monday, October 11, 2021, at the European number one in rail. A contract of 230 million euros, for a firm tranche of 15 metro trains, which could ultimately reach 37 trainsets.

The rolling stock comes from the same range as that chosen for lines 15, 16 and 17. These metropolitan areas can carry up to 498 passengers (including 54 seated) and travel at 100 km / h.

Integrator role

But Alstom will not only supply the rolling stock. It will also offer solutions for driverless driving automation, data transmission, centralized supervision controls and integration of the transport system.

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