Alstom has entered a framework settlement valued at round €900m with Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) for the supply of the European Rail Visitors Administration System (ERTMS) for central and southern Italy.
Underneath the contract, Alstom will design, ship and fee an ERTMS system on a big scale within the nation.
The most recent ERTMS Baseline 3 Stage 2 signalling system with GSM-R and digital interlocking ACCM shall be deployed on 27 traces, managed by RFI, in Sardinia, Molise, Puglia, Umbria, Lazio, and Campania areas.
The system beneficial by Alstom is alleged to be according to the technical specs for interoperability mandated by the European Union and the CENELEC requirements for railway security.
Alstom Europe area Gian Luca Erbacci stated: “With this new contract, Alstom reaffirms itself because the reference participant within the railway sector in Italy. Being chosen by RFI for the second time for one of many key tasks of the Italian Nationwide Restoration and Resilience Plan is a supply of immense pleasure for Alstom.
“It additionally demonstrates Alstom’s dedication to offering Italy with modern expertise geared toward bettering the nation’s rail infrastructure and offering sensible and sustainable mobility options that can profit its passengers.”
The ‘South-Centre’ lot types a part of a €2.7bn tender, which was issued by RFI for the deployment of ERTMS throughout the nation.
It’s the ultimate portion of the technical tasks to be funded inside the framework of the NRRP and can contain the conversion of a complete of round 4,800km of railway traces.