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Alstom Q1 2018/19 Orders and Sales


Over the first quarter of fiscal year 2018/19 (from 1 April to 30 June 2018), Alstom booked €2.6 billion of orders, compared to €1.9 billion over the same period last year. The Group’s sales increased to €2.0 billion, up 14% (17% organically) compared to €1.8 billion over the first quarter of 2017/18.

Alstom and Forsee Power announce collaboration to supply batteries for Aptis electric buses


Alstom has selected the French battery manufacturer Forsee Power to equip the Aptis electric buses, scheduled for series delivery from 2019 onwards. The vehicles will be equipped with NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide) Li-ion battery technology as a standard feature.

Alstom shareholders approve all submitted resolutions and the proposed combination of Alstom with Siemens’ Mobility business


Alstom’s Special and Combined Shareholders’ Meetings, which took place on 17 July 2018 in Paris, approved all the proposed resolutions.

Coradia iLint hydrogen train receives approval for commercial operation in German railway networks


Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On 11 July, Gerald Hörster, President of EBA, presented Alstom with the certificate of homologation at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Berlin.

Alstom awarded long term rolling stock and signalling maintenance contract for Sydney Metro


Alstom has been awarded  a 15-year maintenance contract by Metro Trains Sydney (MTS ) for the maintenance of the 36km-long Sydney Metro Northwest railway.

Alstom to supply integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7


Alstom together with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office Department of Rapid Transit System Taipei City Government (SEMPO) to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.

Alstom unveils the first tram for Caen la mer in France


Alstom presented today the first Citadis X05 tram, which will run on all three new lines Caen la mer (Normandy), in the presence of Joël Bruneau, President of Caen la mer, Rodolphe Thomas, First Vice-President of Caen la mer in charge of transport, travel and infrastructure, and Jean-Baptiste Eyméoud, President of Alstom France. 23 trams were ordered by Caen la mer in November 2016.

Alstom to showcase sustainable mobility and digitalisation at InnoTrans 2018


At InnoTrans 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for the railway industry, Alstom will be showcasing innovations that help drive the global transition to more sustainable transportation and which exemplify the digitalisation of the mobility sector. 

La Ensenada Project from Mano a Mano, NGO supported by Alstom Foundation, receives Inspiring Practice Award by UN Habitat


La Ensenada Project, developed by Mano a Mano NGO and supported by the Alstom Foundation, has received the Innovative Practice Award for their “Housing at the Center of the New Urban Agenda” project, which aims to strengthen sustainable housing and the empowerment of women in the region.

Alstom opens a representative office and appoints a business development manager in Kyiv


Alstom has appointed a representative in charge of Sales & Business Development in Ukraine.