AnsaldoBreda has been awarded contract for the new Miami Metro vehicles

Posted: 9 November 2012 | AnsaldoBreda | No comments yet

AnsaldoBreda has been awarded the tender for the supply of 136 new metro cars…

AnsaldoBreda Metro Car

AnsaldoBreda, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded the tender for the supply of 136 new metro cars controlled by Miami Metrorail.

AnsaldoBreda Metro CarThe supply, that amounts to about $ 300 million (approximately € 230 million), includes six prototypes and 130 series vehicles.

The vehicles will be the most modern – all equipped with LED lighting with low energy consumption, with a CCTV (closed circuit television) security system, with a Wi-Fi connection for passengers – , and innovatively designed to include, among other things, bicycle racks, folding seats, composite floor panels fully compliant to the specific Florida and U.S. requirements and standards.

“This new AnsaldoBreda success – said the CEO of the company Maurizio Manfellotto – shows how our worldwide re-launching program is achieving the expected results. We are ever more able to offer innovative products both in terms of technology and quality, maintaining a high level of competitiveness. Also on this occasion we get the better of our French and Spanish qualified competitors, leaders in the rolling-stock sector. “