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CAF to supply 18 LRVs for L&T’s Metro Express LRT, Mauritius [free access]

December 27, 2017

Spain-based Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has secured a EUR100-million contract from Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) to supply 18 seven-car bi-directional low-floor Urbanos light rail vehicles (LRVs) and infrastructure systems for Metro Express Limited’s integrated light rail transit (LRT) system.


The scope of work includes the supply of signalling system, automatic vehicle location system (AVLS), transit signal priority system (TSPS), depot equipment and a driving simulator.


The Mauritius LRT will span 26 km and cover 19 stations. The system is currently under construction and is expected to become operational in phases starting from 2019. L&T is implementing the EUR450 million project under a contract secured in August 2017.


(1 EUR [Euro] = 1.19 USD)