CHINA: Alstom has won a €31m contract to supply traction equipment and train control monitoring systems for the 156 metro cars that will be used on the second phase of Shanghai metro Line 10.

Traction motors will be produced by the Xi’an Alstom Yongji Electric Equipment Co joint venture, with other equipment being made by the Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment Co joint venture. Alstom’s sites in Tarbes and Villeurbanne will provide components, with Sesto, Charleroi and Valenciennes supplying software.

Due to open in 2018, Phase 2 will add 10 km and six stations to Line 10, the first phase of which opened in 2010. Alstom supplied signalling and traction equipment for this 36 km, 31-station route.