CHINA: Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co has awarded Alstom a €17m contract to supply traction equipment, static inverters and train control monitoring systems for 64 metro that CRRC Nanjing Puzhen is supplying for Shanghai metro Line 2.

Alstom will supply its Onix traction equipment, which includes regenerative braking. The rolling stock will be used to extend 16 trainsets from four cars to eight in order to increase capacity as ridership grows.