Automated Metros ObservatoryAutomated Metros Observatory

Observatory of Automated Metros

CAF-THALES wins rolling stock and CBTC tender for Santiago de Chile automated lines 28/11/2013

Inside layout of a future Santiago train

After a process which ran for approximately 15 months, the proposal from the Spanish-Canadian consortium CAF-THALES won the tender for the supply of 185 new cars with HVAC (115 for Line 3 and 70 for Line 6), the CBTC automatic driving system and rolling stock maintenance. The consortium’s bid considered supplies for a value of US$ 336,450,115 plus UF 511,206. Maintenance and spare parts, amounting to US$ 19,101,905 and UF 1,650,177, are added to this. The resulting total value of the contract is equivalent to US$ 451,861.220. Read more →

Siemens to build Rennes second automated metro line 25/11/2013

Siemens Cityval cars

Rennes Métropole (France) has awarded a €178m turnkey contract to Siemens for the supplying of railway systems and project management services for the second fully automated metro line in the city, Line B.

Read more →