BRAZIL: Porto Alegre metro operator Trensurb has awarded CAF Brasil Indústria e Comércio a R$79·7m contract to maintain its fleet of 25 trainsets for five years. The contract covers preventive and corrective maintenance of the four-car trainsets.

Trensurb plans to invite tenders soon for the maintenance of the 15 Series 200 trainsets that are currently being produced by the Frota POA consortium of Alstom and CAF under a R$243·76m contract awarded in 2012.