Global leader in smart and sustainable mobility Alstom has been awarded two new signalling and electrification contracts in Romania, as part of modernisation works on the first two sub-sections of the Cluj Napoca-Oradea line. The two contracts were signed by Asocierea RailWorks consortium, consisting of Alstom and Romanian civil works company Arcada, with CFR SA, the Romanian state rail infrastructure operator. Alstom will provide state-of-the-art digital train control, traffic management solutions and electrification infrastructure and Arcada will carry out all the civil works. The implementation period for each contract is 42 months.The two contracts cover the modernisation of 66 km of double railway line between Cluj Napoca and Poieni (30 km for Cluj Napoca – Aghireș and 36 km for Aghireș-Poieni). It includes electrification, infrastructure and superstructure modernisation, signalling and telecommunication systems, as well as civil works. Alstom will directly oversee the ERTMS Level 2 deployment, implementation of the traffic control solution, the digital interlocking and passenger information systems, as well as electrification works including power supply and overhead contact line. The modernisation will enable the speed of 160 km/h for passenger trains and 120 km/h for freight.For the electrification works, Alstom will supply two Traction Power Stations and its OCS3 catenary solution for main lines, leveraging its in-house capabilities at the manufacturing facility in Lecco, Italy, and its worldwide experience of OCS3 in commercial operation.