Pfaff-silberblau Verkehrstechnik Awarded Contract for Riyadh Metro

Pfaff-silberblau Verkehrstechnik Awarded Contract Worth Millions for the Riyadh Metro Mega-Project

The Kissing-based company has prevailed despite tough international competition and will supply its powerful lifting systems for today’s most prestigious transport project in existence.

In the battle between contractors to supply lifting technology for the maintenance of subway trains as part of the Saudi Arabian “Riyadh Public Transport Project”,  with a budget in the billions of dollars, Pfaff-silberblau Verkehrstechnik has emerged as the clear winner: All three of the consortiums employed for the overall construction chose the reliable underfloor lifting systems and mobile lifting jacks produced by the company in Kissing. Pfaff-silberblau Verkehrstechnik was able to defeat the tough international competition with its safe, reliable lifting solutions and its expertise and service standards which are recognised throughout the industry.

Riyadh MetroPfaff-silberblau Verkehrstechnik has been awarded a contract worth millions for the Riyadh Metro mega project

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Mega-Project with Siemens, Ansaldo STS and Alstom

The “Riyadh Public Transport Project” in the Saudi Arabian capital is considered to be the largest single infrastructure project in the country’s history. The funding for the overall project is around 22.5 billion US dollars. Three international consortiums, involving such firms as Siemens in Germany, Ansaldo STS in Italy,  and Alstom in France, have been employed for the construction of the prestigious  Riyadh Metro, which will comprise of six metro lines with a total rail network of  176 km. It will use driverless trains manufactured by Siemens,  Bombardier/Ansaldo and Alstom.

Safe Underfloor Lifting Systems and Mobile Lifting Jacks

Pfaff-silberblau Verkehrstechnik’s robust lifting systems will be used for the maintenance of the subway cars in the three cutting-edge Riyadh Metro workshops. The underfloor lifting systems and mobile lifting jacks produced by  the Pfaff-silberblau engineering specialists can perform a synchronised lift of

complete metro trains having a total weight of up to 144 tonnes to ergonomic working heights, either for inspection or to change out the bogies. The Pfaff silberblau lifting systems meet the strictest safety standards, such as the  European standard on vehicle lifting platforms, DIN EN 1493.

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