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Alstom delivers train for Barcelona Metro, Spain [free access]

November 13, 2019

Alstom has delivered a 9000 series five-car train to Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB), the public transport operator in Barcelona, for deployment on Barcelona Metro Line 4. The train will be deployed for operations in the second half of December 2019. This delivery is a part of the contract secured by Alstom in March 2018 to supply two trains for Line 4.


Each Alstom Series 9000 train has a length of 86 metres and can carry up to 973 passengers. The trains are equipped with air conditioning, optical and sound signalling, video surveillance, passenger information monitors, PA systems, intercoms, and emergency gates.


In March 2018, Spain-based CAF also secured a contract from TMB to supply a fleet of 10 trains for the Barcelona Metro. CAF will deliver four Series 6000 trains for Line 1, two Series 5000 trains for Line 3, and four Series 5000 trains for Line 5 by the first half of 2020.


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