Romania: Alstom Chosen to Maintain Bucharest’s Metro Fleet

Bucharest’s metro network operator Metrorex has chosen Alstom to continue providing maintenance services for its fleet of 82 trains until 2036.

New 15-year maintenance contract signed between Metrorex and Alstom, for the Bucharest metro fleetNew 15-year maintenance contract signed between Metrorex and Alstom, for the Bucharest metro fleet

Totalling 492 cars, the trains run an average of 8.5 million kilometres each year.

Alstom has worked with Metrorex since 2004. A team of 350 staff provide maintenance services and refurbishments for the operator’s rolling stock and have increased train availability from 56 to 99.96 percent.

This new contract will see Alstom continue to provide preventive and corrective maintenance in addition to fleet overhauls for the next 15 years, and is valued at 500m euros (563.95m USD).

The maintenance contract will also be extended to include the 13 new Metropolis trains ordered for Bucharest’s Metro Line 5 once they begin arriving in 2023.

source= https://railway-news.com/romania-alstom-chosen-to-maintain-bucharests-metro-fleet/

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