Alstom delivers on time the first metro trainset to Riyadh :Alstom, as a part of FAST consortium, hands over to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the first of the 69 metro trainsets for Riyadh that will circulate on the lines 4, 5 and 6. The production of the metro trainsets is well on track and Alstom has set to meet its deadline and deliver all the metro trainsets by end 2018.
ADA launched in 2013 a project to build a metro network that would be 176 km-long and include six lines and 85 stations. Alstom, as part of the Fast consortium, is in charge of supplying a full integrated metro system for lines 4, 5 and 6 (or Yellow, Green, and Purple lines). The metro system includes 69 Metropolis trainsets, as well as Urbalis, Alstom CBTC signalling solution, the power supply and its energy recovery system Hesop.