Alstom has signed a contract with Barcelona Metro operator TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona) to supply 42 Metropolis trains to replace those currently running on lines 1 and 3 of the network. The contract, valued at over €260 million, includes the design, manufacturing and commissioning of the trains. The five-car trains will be manufactured in Alstom’s Barcelona site.
The new trains for Barcelona will benefit from the experience and reliability of Alstom’s Metropolis range, Incorporating innovative technological solutions and meeting top requirements in terms of sustainability,
Comfort, connectivity and accessibility. Faithful to the aesthetic line of TMB, they also incorporate new visual elements that identify the City, such as the doors graphics, that make a nod to the town planning (Cerdá Plan).