From 11th to 13th November, Alstom will be participating of the 17th edition of Negócio nos Trilhos, the largest rail event in Latin America. During the show, Alstom will highlight its new tramway factory, its Citadis and Axonis solutions and also its trains and intercity systems. Beyond that, an executive from the company will make a presentation about the tramway’s trends in Brazil.
The event brings the entire production chain of the rail sector and counts with the participation of operators, suppliers of products and services, entrepreneurs, technicians, engineers and other experts to boost business and debates to permeate the future of the rail market in the country. Last year, the fair received nearly 8,300 professionals and, this year, will receive 230 companies from 23 countries worldwide.
“For one more consecutive year, we participate of NT and reaffirm our commitment for the improvements and changes of the public transportation in Brazil.” says Michel Boccaccio, Senior Vice President of Alstom Transport in Latin America.
Alstom’s Axonis solution integrates, perfectly, to the specific transportation needs of fast-growing and densely populated cities. It has a reduced construction time considerably versus traditional systems, taking 3 to 4 years to entry into service. It has a capacity of 45.000 passengers per hour and per direction and it is 100% motorized. The Citadis tramway, which will also be highlighted in the fair, is reference in sustainability because of its low environmental impact and its reduced energy costs. It also has a reduced maintenance cost and can be interfaced with existing networks, making it insert into any urban environment. It has a capacity of 400 passengers per car.
16h50 to 17h20 – Tramway: A new solution for Brazilian cities
Speaker: Cristiano Lopes Saito, Alstom’s Business Development Director
*The session will be presented at “Espaço Inovação”, a space, which will be dedicated to all expositors companies and exhibitors. It will be open to the public and will have a capacity of 60 people.
November 11th to 13th, from 13h to 20h, at Expo Center Norte
Rua José Bernardo Pinto, 333 - Vila Guilherme, São Paulo.
About Alstom Transport
A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom Transport manages entire transport systems, including rolling stock, signalling, maintenance, modernisation and infrastructure, and offers integrated solutions. Alstom Transport recorded sales of €5.9 billion in the fiscal year 2013/14. Alstom Transport is present in over 60 countries and employs around 28,300 people.