Bombardier consortium wins US$185 million high speed rail contract
Spanish rail contract includes design, commissioning and a 20-year maintenance term
MADRID—A Bombardier Inc.-led consortium has won a 164 million euro, or US$185 million, contract to supply signalling systems and maintenance services for a high speed rail line in Spain.
Bombardier and its partners, Alstom and Indra, will be responsible for designing, installing, testing and commissioning the signalling and communication systems for a new section of the Plasencia-Caceres-Badajoz line connecting Madrid and Lisbon.
In addition to the initial signal system delivery, the contract also includes a 20-year maintenance agreement.
The Montreal-based company’s share of the contract totals approximately $86 million, while Alstom will secure $70 million for supplying the electronic interlocking system. Indra’s share amounts to $28 million.