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Alstom to Provide Comprehensive Maintenance for Santo Domingo Metro Fleet

Alstom to Provide Comprehensive Maintenance for Santo Domingo Metro Fleet
photo: Alstom / Public domain/Alstom in Santo Domingo
25 / 05 / 2024

Alstom has announced that it has signed a new contract with the Office for the Reorganization of Transport (OPRET) to carry out the comprehensive maintenance service for the entire train fleet of the Santo Domingo Metro.

The contract term is for three years. The services that will be provided include the performance of preventive and corrective maintenance of the trains and assistance with incidents and failures in service among others.

“This important contract reinforces Alstom's commitment to the Dominican Republic to provide technological solutions that allow us to offer a quality, clean, and reliable modern transportation service to satisfy the mobility needs of the residents of its capital, Santo Domingo. Since the beginning of commercial operation of the Santo Domingo metro Alstom has provided technical support, management, provision of spare parts and materials for the maintenance of the train fleet, maximized the performance of the metro fleet and the system which benefits daily riders who use it," said Iván Moncayo, Manager Director of Alstom Panama and the Dominican Republic.

Alstom realizes the maintenance of the Santo Domingo metro fleet 24 hours a day and on weekends, to minimize disruptions to passengers and increase system reliability.

Santo Domingo Metro

The Santo Domingo Metro is the metropolitan railway network of the city of Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. Since the inauguration of the second line in 2016, it has been the most extensive metropolitan railway system in the Caribbean. Daily, the two Metro lines, operated by the Office for Transportation Reordering (OPRET) with a fleet of 52 Alstom Metropolis trains, carry around 400,000 passengers. OPRET is currently executing the construction of a 7.5 km extension of Line 2.

Alstom has contributed to the consolidation and growth of the Santo Domingo Metro, both in the provision of rolling stock and fleet maintenance.

Source: Alstom Press Releases