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Paris orders 800 metro cars from Alstom-led consortium

A consortium comprising Alstom Transport, Bombardier and Technicatome is to supply 161 five-car metro trains to Paris metro operator RATP in 2003-2015. The EUR 695 million order will replace some 40% of the steel wheel Paris metro rolling stock and equip lines 2, 5 and 9. The new trains will be assembled at Valenciennes in France.

11 July 2001

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