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Alstom delivers the first metro trainset to Guadalajara in Mexico

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Staff Writer | January 27, 2017
Alstom, in partnership with CPVM, delivered on January 24th to the Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transporte (SCT) the first of the 18 Metropolis trains that will circulate on the new Line 3 of Guadalajara metro network.
Alstom Guadalajara
Transportation   Around 230,000 passengers every day
Line 3 - which will be operated by the Sistema de Tren Eléctrico Urbano (SITEUR) - is around 21 km in length and crosses Zapopan, Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque. Around 230,000 passengers are expected every day.

The Metropolis for Guadalajara is composed of three cars and equipped with air conditioning. The metro sets the highest environmental standards. Its energy is reduced thanks to the train’s light weight, optimization of traction performance and energy recovery.

It reaches a maximum speed of 90km/h and includes a communication and information system for passengers. Metropolis trainsets are produced in Alstom’s factory of Santa Perpetua in Barcelona, Spain.

Alstom’s Metropolis is a world leading, proven, safe and reliable metro train that serves many of the great global cities including Panama, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Shanghai and Amsterdam. More than 5,000 Metropolis cars have been sold worldwide.


 

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