Alstom to Supply Rail Solutions on the Rhine-Danube Corridor

The works in question will take place on the Sighisoara-Basov section of the Rhine-Danube Corridor. Alstom has been involved in rehabilitating the rail network along the Romanian stretch of this corridor since 2012.

Modernisation Contract

The contract is for the modernisation of roughly 170km of railway infrastructure for passenger trains with top speeds of 160km/h. It involves rehabilitating infrastructure and superstructure, providing electrification, signalling and telecommunications systems, including GSM-R, and delivering civil works. Alstom has responsibility for putting in place a traffic control centre in Brasov, deploying the digital signal box and ERTMS Level 2 system, providing the passenger information systems, the catenary upgrades and the electric traction substations.