The order is for VVVF inverters and traction motors, auxiliary power systems for air-conditioning and lighting, and train monitoring which will be installed in 240 cars. Toshiba will supply the equipment between September this year and December 2014.

The original Reais 542.6m ($US 246.6m) train order was placed with the Chinese consortium in October 2012. There is an option for another 30 trains.