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Alstom re-enters the German tram market with 38 Citadis for Frankfurt


Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF), the transport operator in Frankfurt, Germany, for the supply of 38 Citadis trams with special adaptations for the German market. The contract includes an option for 15 additional vehicles.

Alstom presents the standard design of Aptis, its 100% electric mobility solution


Alstom presented the new design of Aptis, its 100% electric, tram-inspired mobility solution, at the European Mobility Exhibition that took place from June 12 – 14 in Paris. This new design is the one for the standard vehicle, for which the first deliveries will be possible from July 2019.

Alstom receives recognition awards from the sector for the manufacture of Trains and Signalling Systems


Alstom was recognized as "Best Manufacturer of Passenger Rolling Stock" and "Best Manufacturer of Systems and Products - Signalling, Control and Telecommunications," according to the Revista Ferroviária 2018 Award. These represent the company's 14th and 15th achievements at the awards.

Alstom’s Metropolis five-car trains start commercial operations in Panama’s Metro


The firsts modified Alstom Metropolis trains, from three to five cars, has started commercial operations on Panama’s Metro Line 1, as part of the contract   signed by Alstom in 2015, to supply 70 additional cars to the fleet of the city’s Metro.

Alstom Foundation and Cultiva reforest with more than 2,400 native trees the area affected by forest fires in Chile


On June 8 and 9, nearly 500 volunteers gathered to reforest more than 2,400 native trees in the area of Rinconada de Maipú, an area affected by forest fires in 2016.

Siemens Alstom: European Commission notified of business combination


The proposed combination of Siemens’ mobility business with Alstom continues to progress with the merger control process advancing in all relevant jurisdictions. 

Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro


Alstom has, for the past few weeks, been conducting initial dynamic tests for the Riyadh Metro Project at the FAST consortium Line 4 Depot Test Track in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Alstom will present innovative technological solutions for sustainable urban mobility in Metro Latin America 2018


Alstom will participate in Metro Latin America 2018, from June 6 to 8, 2018, with the aim of contributing to the discussions on the strategies and technologies that will make possible the implementation of sustainable mobility projects proposed in Latin America.

Alstom delivers its first metro train for Panama Line 2


Alstom delivers the first of the 21 Metropolis trains for Line 2 of Panama’s Metro. This version of the Metropolis train has large doors and corridors, and a continuous low floor for an optimal flow of passengers.

Alstom to supply national on-board train control system in Norway


Alstom has been awarded a contract by Bane NOR, the Norwegian railway authority, to equip the entire Norwegian railway fleet with ERTMS on-board train control solutions and to maintain the system for up to 25 years.