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Mediterranean Corridor signalling contract

14 Aug 2019

SPAIN: Infrastructure manager ADIF has awarded a consortium of Thales and CAF Signalling a contract to design, supply and maintain signalling equipment for the La Encina – Xátiva – Valencia section of the Mediterranean Corridor.

The scope includes the provision of ETCS levels 1 and 2, with interlockings and train detection, protection and traffic control systems, power supplies, and telecoms for both broad gauge and future standard gauge services.

The contract allocates six months for design works and 30 months for installation, followed by 25 years of maintenance for the 1 435 mm gauge, and 20 years on the 1 668 mm gauge network.

CAF Signalling’s share of the contract is worth around €80m.