Medellín Metro, Colombia, and CAF have signed a new contract to supply 20 x 3-car Units which can run in single 3-car consists or as a double consist train featuring cutting-edge technology for this type of vehicles. The value of the contract is EUR 89 million.
CAF signed another contract with the Medellín Metro in 2009 for the delivery of 13 x 3-car Units which are already running in revenue service. This contract was subsequently extended in January 2014 with 3 more Units, the first of which is already built and in transit for delivery in Colombia.
Medellín, with a population of 2.5 million, is the second largest city in Colombia, and is seated in the natural region called Aburrá Valley, in the Andes Central Mountain Range.