CHILE: CAF announced on October 30 that the first metro trainset to be completed for Santiago had been inspected by Minister of Transport & Telecommunications Andrés Gómes-Lobo and Metro de Santiago President Rodrigo Azócar during a visit to the Spanish rolling stock manufacturer’s Beasain plant.

Under a contract awarded in 2013, CAF is supplying 185 cars to be deployed on the new lines 3 and 6 in Santiago, designed for driverless operation with steel-wheeled rolling stock. CAF will also maintain the new fleet for a period of 20 years.