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Florence to Transform Commute with Alstom's EUR 50M Tram Line Project

Florence to Transform Commute with Alstom's EUR 50M Tram Line Project
photo: Alstom / Public domain/Alstom Tram Tracks
17 / 01 / 2024

Alstom has been awarded a contract by the Municipality of Florence, valued at EUR 50 million for the construction of a track, catenary, substations, and lighting system for Line 4.2 of the city's tram system, with an option for Line 4.1, worth EUR 49 million.

The tender was awarded to a temporary consortium of companies composed of the mandated company CMB together with Alstom, Hitachi Rail, and ComNet, and covers operations spanning across a distance of 5.3 kilometers (11 stops) of Line 4.2 Campi Bisenzio-Piagge. Line 4.2 will connect Le Piagge station to San Donnino and from there to the center of Campi Bisenzio.

The contract includes an option, for the second lot, which will cover the 6.3 kilometers of Line 4.1 Piagge-Leopolda (13 stops) will connect Line 4.2 with the city center.

"We are highly pleased with the agreement reached in this contract, confirming our expertise in the development of sustainable and efficient suburban mobility. We are delighted to be able to contribute to intensifying Florence's transport system with the construction of more than 11 kilometers of tramway line in addition to what has already been achieved for Line 2," said Michele Viale, General Manager of Alstom in Italy and President and CEO of Alstom Ferroviaria. "By signing this new contract, we fortify our expertise in providing innovative solutions for local public transport, once again recognized."

National Recovery and Resilience Plan funds finance the project.

The works will be carried out by the System & Infrastructure team in Rome and the components for the electric traction will be designed and supplied by the Alstom site in Valmadrera, Lecco.

Source: Alstom