Sofia underground operator, Metropolitan has issued a BGN 420 million (EUR 214 million) tender for the purchase of 20 metro trains to be used on the 3rd Metro Line, with an option to a further 10 units ( BGN 140 million / EUR 71.5 million).
The required metro trains with a length of 60 m ± 2 should be equipped with radio-based CBTC , integrated radio communications system, SCADA systems for technical supervision and for power supply management. The supplier should also provide training and assistance during the in the initial phase of operation, equipment, special tooling and test equipment for rolling stock and management systems.
Bids must be submitted by March 17. Funding will be provided under the Operational Programme “Transport and transport infrastructure 2014-2020”.