12 August 2010, 12:00 pm

The consortium comprising Ansaldo STS (STS.MI) and SELEX Communications, both Finmeccanica companies, has signed a contract worth around a total of EUR 247 million with Zarubezhstroytechnology, a subsidiary of Russian Railways JSC RZD, to provide signalling, automation, telecommunications, power supply, security and ticketing systems on the Sirth to Benghazi line in Libya. Ansaldo STS leads the consortium with a 81,8% share, which equates to around EUR 202 million.