Ansaldo STS was awarded a $338 million contract from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to furnish a complete Positive Train Control (PTC) system on their entire Commuter Rail network.
This newly awarded project represents an additional stepping stone for Ansaldo STS in becoming a recognized rail technology system integrator in North America, a role that Ansaldo STS successfully plays in multiple turnkey projects around the world.
Ansaldo STS’s scope of work will include design, integration, delivery of materials, on board and field installation, testing, commissioning, technical support and documentation for the PTC system.
The PTC system will provide an integrated ACSES II and I-ETMS based PTC systems on all commuter rail lines, thus enabling the Authority to meet its obligations under the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requirements.
Ansaldo STS CEO, Stefano Siragusa, is “proud to work with MBTA on their new PTC system. We are confident that our world renowned products and experienced technological capabilities will provide the utmost safety to their future system”.
Ansaldo STS is a leader in the global rail market, with over a century of experience in developing and supplying leading edge technologies in the Americas, Australia, and around the world.
About Ansaldo STS
Ansaldo STS is a public company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange the Italian Stock Exchange, included on STAR segment and listed on FTSE Italia Mid Cap, with subscribed and paid in capital amounted to €100,000,000.00 represented by 200,000,000 ordinary shares from the nominal value of €0.50 each. Ansaldo STS is a leading company operating in the sector of high technology for railway and urban transport. The Company operates in the design, implementation and management of systems and services for signalling and supervision of railway and urban traffic, as well as lead contractor.
Ansaldo STS is headquartered in Genoa and has over 3,800 employees in 28 different countries. The 40% of the share capital is held by Hitachi Rail Italy Investments shareholder.
The company has an international geographical organization present in: Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East, Western Europe and North Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.