SOUTH KOREA: Busan Transportation Corp has awarded Hyundai Rotem a 55·6bn won contract for the supply of 48 trainsets for Busan metro Line 1, the manufacturer announced on September 11.

Deliveries from Rotem’s Changwon plant are due to be completed by 2020. The air-conditioned 80 km/h trains will be equipped with an onboard data recorder.

Hyundai Rotem had previously won contracts to supply rolling stock to the 40·5 km Line 1 in 2013 and 2016.