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France's Alstom wins 57 mln euros China metro contract

PARIS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - French train maker and manufacturing group Alstom has won a contract worth 57 million euros ($68 million) to supply traction systems for a new metro line in Chengdu, China.

All the traction systems will be manufactured jointly by Alstom's joint ventures of Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment and Chengdu Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment, with support from Xi'an Alstom Yongji Electric Equipment Co. and four Alstom sites in Europe, Alstom added on Wednesday.

($1 = 0.8334 euros) (Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Dominique Vidalon)