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Non-contractual design of a MF19 metro. Credit score: Alstom/Avant-Première.

The confirmed a part of the contract will contain the variation and rollout of the I-CBTC answer on traces 10, 7bis and 3bis, masking 44 trains.

Alstom will perform the event, authentication, industrialisation, deployment, testing and commissioning of its answer.

As well as, RATP could grant conditional phases to Alstom, together with the rollout of the system on line 3 (47 trains), upkeep providers for 15 years, or different upgrades.

The contract work could result in equipping a complete of 91 carriages of the brand new MF19 trains with the I-CBTC answer. These trains are designed and manufactured by Alstom at its Valenciennes and Crespin websites.

The improve challenge will probably be executed beneath the OCTYS programme, which goals to enhance the automated operation system on Paris Metro.

Alstom France president Jean-Baptiste Eyméoud stated: “It’s a nice honour for us as soon as once more to work on modernising the Paris metro system. Our I-CBTC answer is already in operation throughout 34km on traces 5 and 9, and over 80 million kilometres have already been lined because it entered service. It is usually being rolled out on traces 6 and 11 of the Paris metro.”

As an interchangeable communication-based practice management (CBTC) kind automation system, this answer is consistent with the RATP’s necessities for the OCTYS customary.

The I-CBTC answer has been developed by Alstom in collaboration with RATP.

With completely different ranges of automation, this answer can execute distant working features, oversee security, and regulate traction and braking programs for the automated operations of the metro.

For this challenge, Alstom will contain three of its websites in France.

Aix-en-Provence will probably be liable for creating, delivering, and guaranteeing the full engineering of the system.

Saint-Ouen will present rollout help, testing, cybersecurity, set up, commissioning, and upkeep whereas Villeurbanne will ship some digital gear in addition to assure reliability and maintainability (RAM).

Round 130 Paris metro carriages (MF01) working on traces 5 and 9 presently characteristic Alstom’s I-CBTC on-board answer.

Sooner or later, the MP14 and MP89 trains, which can function on traces 11 and 6 respectively, can even be geared up with the Alstom answer.

Alstom just lately manufactured and equipped the 100th absolutely electrical high-powered double-section locomotive to Indian Railways.

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