CHINA: Shanghai Shentong Metro Group has awarded Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment Co and its Xi’an Alstom Yongji Electric Equipment Co a €58m contract to supply electrical and traction equipment for the Shanghai metro Line 15 fleet.

The group will supply Alstom’s Optonix traction system for the 324 metro cars that will operate on Line 15.

Revenue service on Line 15 is expected in 2020. In May Alstom’s CASCO Signal joint venture won a contract to supply Urbalis signalling for the route.