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September 22, 2015 07:46 ET

Bombardier-Alstom-Indra Consortium Wins High-Speed Rail Control Contract in Spain

- Scope is to supply signalling systems on the Plasencia-Caceres-Badajoz line

- Project includes a 20-year maintenance agreement

MADRID, SPAIN--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2015) -

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A consortium between Bombardier, Alstom and Indra has won the contract to supply signalling systems and maintenance services for the new high-speed section of the Madrid-Lisbon railway corridor in Spain's Extremadura region. The project, awarded by Spain's Administrator of Railway Infrastructure (ADIF) has a total value of approximately 164 million euro ($185 million US). Bombardier's share is valued at approximately 77 million euro ($86 million US); Alstom's share is valued at approximately 62 million euro ($70 million US), and Indra's share is approximately 25 million euro ($28 million US) 1.

The Bombardier-led consortium will deliver the design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of the signalling and communication systems. This includes installing a European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Level 2 on the 164 km Plasencia-Cáceres and Cáceres-Badajoz sections of the line. The project also includes a 20 year maintenance regime to commence at the end of phase one of the signalling system delivery. Bombardier will implement its proven, radio-based BOMBARDIER INTERFLO 450 ERTMS Level 2 solution for the entire line. Alstom is responsible for the electronic interlocking system and will supply the reliable and proven Smartlock 300 solution, and Indra will implement the Spanish automatic train protection (ASFA) system.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy, and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment, and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Alstom Transport

A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom Transport manages entire transport systems, including trains, signalling, maintenance and modernisation, infrastructure and offers integrated solutions. Alstom Transport had sales of EUR6.2 billion and booked EUR10 billion of orders in the fiscal year 2014/15. Alstom Transport is present in over 60 countries and employs around 28,000 people.

About Indra

Indra has developed its own high-end technology for the railway sector, and has completed major international projects. The DaVinci system, developed in collaboration with Adif, has become the most advanced rail traffic management platform in the world. Its innovative technological platform for rail security, InVITALRAIL, features cutting-edge hardware, combined with on-track and on-board systems compliant with Spain's digital ASFA and Europe's level 2 ERTMS standards. In 2014, Indra reported revenues of 2.938 billion euros, employed 39,000 professionals, had a local presence in 46 countries, and delivered projects in more than 140 countries.

BOMBARDIER INTERFLO and ECO4 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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