The contract, worth around £256 million will see Alstom provide the Technical Support and Spares Supply Agreement (TSSSA) from October 2022, for a further five years, and five months.
The service will support the Derby-built Class 377 and Class 387 Electrostar fleets in operation on Southern, Gatwick Express and Great Northern services into London’s Victoria and King’s Cross stations, a total of total fleet of 1,210 cars. Alstom has been a long-term trusted partner to GTR, having already serviced the fleets for nearly 20 years.
Alstom’s material supply facility in Brighton, alongside Alstom and GTR teams located across GTR’s four major depots in Battersea, Brighton, Hornsey and Selhurst will work together to support the fleet, helping ensure reliability and safety for some of the UK’s busiest commuter routes.
Steve Lammin, engineering director at GTR, said: “This contract renews our association with Alstom, securing the continued support our excellent teams require to maintain our fleet.”
Peter Broadley, Alstom mainline services director UK said: “We are very pleased to have secured this very large and important services contract with our long-term customer GTR. This is a recognition of the outstanding work done by our services teams across the country, and particularly those at our Brighton facility and the teams based at Hornsey and Selhurst depots.”
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