MILAN, ITALY: Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract for a frame agreement worth approximately € 26 million by SBB CFF FFS, the Swiss Federal Railways company.
The contract includes the supply of a total of approximately 2,800 km of signalling cables for the upgrade of the Swiss railways infrastructure. The contract management will be coordinated by the Prysmian Group’s team in Switzerland; the cables will be manufactured in Germany (Berlin) and delivered on a call-off basis over a period of five years from October 2014 to the end of 2019.
"This award reflects customers’ trust in Prysmian’s capabilities to meet the increasing demand for the development of new infrastructures and to act as a single-stop-shop where players from different industry segments can find the most viable solutions to their needs" said John Chrupcala, director of BU Industrial at Prysmian Group.
With 31,000 employees, 3,175 route kilometres, more than 1 million passengers per day and 195,000 tonnes per day of freight transported every year the Swiss Federal Railways is the largest travel and transport company in Switzerland.