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Worldwide: Key rail rolling stock contracts awarded in 2016 [free access]

December 1, 2016

During 2016, 40 rail rolling stock contracts were awarded. Of these, the maximum were in Europe (17 contracts), followed by North America (7 contracts), Asia Pacific (10 contracts), Latin America (5 contracts) and Middle East and Africa (1 contract).

 

Table: Key rail rolling stock contracts awarded in 2016

Country

Awarding agency

Contractor

Award date

Contract value (USD million)

Scope of work

North America

Canada

Metrolinx

Bombardier Transportation

August 2016

319.3

Supply of 125 bi-level commuter rail cars

US

Sound Transit

Siemens

September 2016

554.0

Supply of 122 LRVs

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

CAF

July 2016

200.0

Supply of 26 five-module LRVs

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

Siemens

November 2016

188.0

Supply of 45 S70 LRVs from late 2018

Knorr Brake Corporation

May 2016

Not available

Rehabilitation of  128 LRVs of MTS

Chicago Transit Authority

CSR Sifang America JV

March 2016

1,309.0

Supply of 846 railcars

Maryland Transit Administration

Bombardier Transportation

February 2016

36.8

Overhaul of 63 MARC III bi-level commuter rail cars

Latin America

Mexico

Sistema de Transporte Colectivo

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles

September 2016

184.4

Supply of 10 trains

Peru

Autonomous Electric Train Authority

Alstom

July 2016

219.3

Supply of 20 six-car train sets and 19 new cars

Ecuador

Empresa Publica Metropolitana Metro de Quito

CAF

July 2016

183.0

Supply of 18 six-car trains.

Brazil

Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo

Scomi Engineering

June 2016

120.0

Provision of the entire rolling stock with signalling, power supply system and operations control centre

Argentina

Subterráneos de Buenos Aires S.E.

Alstom

May 2016

65.8

Supply of 10 six-car train sets

Asia Pacific

Australia

Public Transport Victoria

Evolution Rail consortium

September 2016

1,522.0

Deliver 65 high-capacity trains

Public Transport Authority of Western Australia

Bombardier and Downer EDI

June 2016

384.0

Supply and maintain 10 three-car B-series EMUs

Transport for New South Wales

Faiveley Transport

March 2016

11.8

Design, engineering, manufacturing and delivery of braking systems for 22 six-car trains

Japan

Tokyo Metro Company Limited

Ansaldo STS, RSEA Engineering Corp and Hitachi

June 2016

Not available

Supply of 29 two-car trains

Philippines

Beijing Subway Group

CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Company

July 2016

Not available

Supply 35 eight-car trains

Shanghai Shentong Metro Company Limited

Alstom

May 2016

50.4

Modernise 68 metro cars and supply traction and train control management systems for 198 new metro cars

Department of Transportation and Communication

Hyundai Rotem

January 2016

440.2

Supply of 108 railcars, and signalling, communication and power systems

Busan Group

January 2016

78.6

Maintenance of the rolling stock and signalling system, general overhaul of 43 coaches, and full replacement of the signalling system of MRT-3

India

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

CRRC Nanjing Corporation

March 2016

119.8

Supply 19 four-car trains

Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited

CRRC

October 2016

127.4

Supply of 23 three-car train sets

Europe

Belgium

De Lijn

CAF

November 2016

Not available

Supply of 146 trams

Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles

CAF

August 2016

387.0

Supply of 43 metro train sets and option to order 47 more in 12 years

France

Syndicat Mixte des Transports to the Rhône and Lyon

Alstom

October 2016

153.4

Supply 30 metro train sets

Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens

MerMec

May 2016

Not available

Supply of a multi-function diesel-electric measuring car

Syndicat des transports d'Île-de-France

Alstom

January 2016

82.2

Supply 15 Citadis Dualis tram-train vehicles

Germany

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)

Stadler Pankow

July 2016

150.0

Supply 27 Series IK train sets

Stadler Pankow

July 2016

64.3

Supply 11 Series IK train sets

Netherlands

Gemeente Vervoerbedrijf (GVB) Holding NV

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF)

September 2016

Not available

Supply 63 bi-directional LRVs. Contract includes the option for up to 60 additional vehicles

Russia

Sankt-Peterburgsky Metropoliten

Oktyabrsky Electric Railway Car Repair Plant

September 2016

210.8

Supply 27 six-car train sets

Aeroexpress Limited

Stadler Rail

May 2016

201.6

Supply 11 double-decker trains

Moskovsky Metropoliten

Moskovsky Metropoliten

February 2016

Not available

Supply 768 subway cars to Moscow Metro by 2020

Spain

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles SA

October 2016

3.3

Systematic repair of cracks in Series 3000 and Series 4000 passenger train cars

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles SA

October 2016

2.2

Systematic preventive repairs on racks of Series 3000 and Series 4000 trains

Sweden

Storstockholms Lokaltrafik AB

Stadler rail

August 2016

Not available

Supply 22 light-rail vehicles for the Roslagsbanan urban rail line

Switzerland

Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV)

Bombardier Transportation

May 2016

362.1

Supply of 70 low-floor trams

United Kingdom

Transport for London

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries

May 2016

Not available

Manage on-board systems and provide condition assessments for its underground trains

Turkey

Metro Istanbul

Hyundai Rotem

April 2016

316.0

Supply of 75 four-car metro train sets

Middle East and Africa

United Arab Emirates

 

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)

Expolink consortium

June 2016

2,885.9

Build the Red Line extension and supply 50 train sets

Note: LRV - Light-rail vehicle; EMU - Electric multiple unit

Source: Global Mass Transit Research