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Alstom to build 580 trains for South Africa locally
From: Africanews
Date: 05/03/16

French multinational company, Alstom is to build a factory in South Africa for the manufacture of 580 commuter trains to connect the country’s cities.

The project is a joint venture between Alstom and Gibela, a South African rail company.

Alstom in 2013 signed a 51 billion rand contract to provide 600 trains over 10 years with Gibela expected to carry out maintenance works for 19 years.

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