Alstom wins $3 billion order to deliver metro trains in Hamburg

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Alstom is seen at the Alstom's plant in Semeac near Tarbes, France, February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

(Reuters) - Alstom has signed a framework agreement worth up to 2.8 billion euros ($3.0 billion) to deliver 374 new metro trains and rail technology for Hamburger Hochbahn in Germany, the French train manufacturer said on Wednesday.

Production is scheduled to start in 2026 in Salzgitter, with the first delivery expected in early 2028, Alstom said in a statement.

($1 = 0.9250 euros)

(Reporting by Anna Peverieri in Gdansk; editing by Milla Nissi)

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