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Alstom facility in Andhra Pradesh delivers trainsets for Sydney metro

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Strengthening India's role as a and engineering hub, Alstom's facility in on Thursday delivered to the last of the 22 trainsets which have been produced here, a statement from the French multinational company said.

In 2014, won a contract to deliver 22 six-car trainsets, as well as the CBTC signalling system, for the North West Rail Link, Australia's biggest public transport project and first fully-automated

"We are immensely proud to have completed the last train for in this landmark project for the region. We are also proud to see concluding its first export order on time, delivering on expectations and winning our customer's trust.

"We firmly believe in India's role as a and engineering hub for international markets, and this milestone bear witness to that," Senior Vice President Asia Pacific, was quoted as saying in a statement.

Alain Spohr, the for and at Alstom, said the achievement of the facility in was a testimony of the company's robust endorsement to 'Make in India'.

"is leveraging its high caliber Indian talent pool to engage with new customers and explore high-potential markets. All these factors establish our solutions as a benchmark technically, economically and environmentally for mobility in and Asia Pacific, he said.

The metropolis train for Sydney features the latest in passenger information systems, areas for prams, luggage, bicycles, wheelchair spaces and separate priority seating for those with reduced mobility. Once inside, passengers can move freely throughout the train.

Metropolis trains currently operate in more than 25 cities around the world, including Singapore, and

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 15:45 IST