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TIN news:   The Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has awarded a €690m contract to a CAF-led consortium for the 57.7km-long Mexico-Toluca intercity railroad project.
 
The consortium consists of Isolux-Corsán, AZVI and Thales, with 49% of the contract pertaining to CAF Group.
 
The contract is expected to be signed in December. Under this contract, CAF will deliver the rolling stock with 30 electric multiple-unit trains (EMUs) of five cars each.
"The new trains will be able to house 700 passengers and also provide seating areas for persons with reduced mobility."
 
The new trains will be able to house 700 passengers and also provide seating areas for persons with reduced mobility.
 
CAF's signalling division will provide the signalling and ATO systems, the control centre and the onboard ERTMS equipment for the project.
 
In addition, CAF Group's building subsidiary CMFS will provide the electromechanical facilities and also join with CAF Transport Engineering to carry out integration engineering and project coordination.
 
Since 1992, CAF has been delivering a number of units for various metro lines in the city of Mexico and maintaining services.
 
Along with the supply of units, the company is operating the Buenavista-Cuautitlán suburban railroad transit line in Mexico from 2008 onwards.
 
Last week, CAF received a contract extension from Bucharest metro system operator Metrorex to supply metro units for the Romanian capital.
 
With this extension, CAF will deliver eight new metro units, in addition to the 16 units ordered earlier.

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