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Awarded a contract for SNCB-NMBS
COMPIN-FAINSA will supply train seats for 445 cars ALSTOM/BOMBARDIER – M7 series.
This order is related to the contract of the ALSTOM / BOMBARDIER consortium for supplying 1,362 cars to the SNCB (« Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Belge »), the Belgian railway company, as detailed herafter:
- This new contract will enable SNCB-NMBS to offer a total 145 000 additional seats to its passengers
- The first firm order is for 445 double-deck trains type M7 cars
The first firm order signed today includes design and manufacturing for 445 cars and is estimated to be around 1,3 billion euro (1,4 billion USD). The direct share for BOMBARDIER is around 787 Meuros (853 million USD) while ALSTOM’s share is around 471 million euros (511 million USD). Deliveries for this first order will take place between September 2018 and 2021. The frame of this contract includes an option for up 917 additional cars.
The Bombardier site located in Brugges (Belgium), will provide 65 multifunctional steering cars and 290 trailer cars. ALSTOM site in Valenciennes (France) will manufacture 90 cars motorized cab cars.
COMPIN-FAINSA will deliver the first pre-serial seats from May 2017.