Alstom Receives Tunisian Rail Contract

26 July 2010 (Last Updated July 26th, 2010 18:30)

Alstom has received a contract from the Tunis transit authority to complete and maintain Citadis trams in the Tunisian capital. The company will deliver 16 additional Citadis tram sets capable of carrying over 460,000 passengers a day. Alstom will also provide maintenance

Alstom has received a contract from the Tunis transit authority to complete and maintain Citadis trams in the Tunisian capital.

The company will deliver 16 additional Citadis tram sets capable of carrying over 460,000 passengers a day.

Alstom will also provide maintenance services for the fleet of 55 Citadis tram sets over a five-year period.

The €58m ($75m) contract is intended to meet increasing passenger transportation needs following two rail line extensions in the region.