General Electric and Alstom have won contracts worth a combined $5.6 billion to supply India’s railways with new locomotives, as the vast but dilapidated state-owned network looks to foreign companies to help it modernise.
France’s Alstom has been picked to supply 800 electric locomotives and will also build a factory in the eastern state of Bihar, railways spokesman Anil Saxena told Reuters on Tuesday. The total value of the contract and the new factory is about 200 billion rupees ($3 billion), he said.
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http://myfinprocharityblog.blogspot.com/2015/11/aboutmesubinfinance-ge-alstom-gets-56.htmlGeneral Electric, Alstom Gets $ 5.6 Billion Deal