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Discover in several videos how Alstom Transport designs a seamless railway world, including devising railway solutions tailored to the 1520 mm market with its strategic partner, TMH.
Gibela, the South African rail transport company in which Alstom has a 61% holding, was officially presented in Johannesburg in South Africa on 30 July in the presence of the South African Deputy Minister of Transport and representatives of local institutions, partners, suppliers and the media.
Alstom and TMH 2ES5 locomotive just obtained the certification, confirming its compliance with Russian mandatory safety norms. By 2020, 200 units will be delivered to the customer, Russian Railways (RZD). The first ones should enter commercial service during autumn and will start operating in Syberia along winter time.
Alstom has obtained all homologations by the German Federal Railway Office for its 91 Coradia Lint regional trains half a year prior to their scheduled start of operations.
Alstom Transport JV SATCO has delivered the first two driverless metros of 42 new metros ordered by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) in February 2012 (the company’s largest contract in Asia Pacific). These are the first metros to be manufactured in Asia for LTA in Singapore - proximity being of key importance to Alstom – but also SATCO’s first involvement in the detailed and 3D design of the trains and production for export.
From 1 April to 30 June 2014, Alstom booked €8.2 billion orders, twice the level of the first quarter last year. This record performance derives essentially from a contract with PRASA in South Africa booked in Transport for around €4 billion, as well as a good flow of orders in Renewable Power and Grid.
Alstom has commissioned the new Málaga Metro signalling system on lines 1 and 2 which officially enters into service on 30th July. It is based on Alstom’s Urbalis 400 CBTC, a train control system using radio communication which allows real time information about the location of the trains and improves substantially line operability and safety.
The final design of the new X’Ttrapolis MEGA commuter train to be delivered by Gibela to PRASA was unveiled during Africa Rail, in the presence of the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters and PRASA Group CEO, Mr Lucky Montana. Among the features of the train which were finalized were its interior and exterior outlines.
Alstom Transport will participate in the upcoming Africa’s Transport & Infrastructure conference and exhibition, taking place on 1-2 July 2014, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg South Africa.
Alstom, as part of a consortium , has been awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company (QRAIL) to supply a turnkey tramway system for a 4-line tram network in Lusail, Qatar.
Discover the video interview of Roberto Roy, CEO of Panama metro, the interview of Julio Gómez-Pomar Rodríguez, President of RENFE, the 2013/14 key figures and even more...
Alstom Transport will be at InnoTrans, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from 23 to 26 September 2014. On this occasion, Alstom will introduce three major innovations: the very latest version of its Citadis tram, a predictive maintenance tool, and new versions of the Atlas range, its ERTMS solution.
Alstom is to supply 15 Citadis Dualis for the Ile-de-France region after an SNCF exercise of option on behalf of STIF. This order, which is part of the framework agreement signed in 2007 on behalf of the French regions, amounts to a total of 80 million euros. The delivery of the 15 Citadis Dualis tram-trains will begin in the summer of 2016 for an expected commercial operation from July 2017, on the Epinay-sur-Seine and Le Bourget sections of the TLN line.
Today Alstom introduced the Coradia Liner V200, its latest, innovative main-line train, at the European Mobility Exhibition for Public Transport at the Parc des Expositions in Paris.
The first of a total of eight Alstom’s Pendolino ETR 610 trains ordered by the Swiss operator, SBB, in July 2012 left Savigliano manufacturing plant in Italy today, in accordance with the planned schedule.
At its arrival, the train – which has already obtained the type homologation for Switzerland – will pass the last dynamic tests. Two trains are scheduled to be handed over to SBB by the end of 2014.
Alstom, alongside about thirty other European companies, has been taking part in the PROTECTRAIL programme which has just come to an end after four years of product development. The company has successfully demonstrated the performance of the ISM module for its Iconis Integrated Control Centre.
The total amount of the contract is €300 million. Alstom’s share amounts to around €150 million.
Between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2014, Alstom booked €21.5 billion of orders, down 10% compared to last year. Sales, at €20.3 billion, showed a 4% organic growth compared to last year. Income from operations amounted to €1,424 million, down 3%, with a 7% operating margin.
The ARF, SNCF and Alstom introduced the new-generation Régiolis train this morning at the Vaugirard station in Paris. This presentation was of a symbolic nature, since it was held to celebrate the first trains going into commercial service.
Alstom is pleased to announce that PRASA and Gibela , have concluded the financial close of the contract signed on the 14 October 2013 for the supply of 600 X’Ttrapolis Mega commuter trains (3,600 cars) over a period of 10 years. The contract includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility in Dunnottar, 50 km east of Johannesburg. In addition, Gibela will provide technical support and supply of spare parts over an 18-year period. The overall value of this contract is worth € 4bn.
Alstom’s share is worth around €220 million. The contract will cover 310 km of new high speed line from Valladolid to León and from Venta de Baños to Burgos.
The transportation of our products from their production sites to the sites where they will be placed in revenue service, exhibited or tested is subject to a certain number of constraints managed within the company by a specially dedicated team as far up-stream of projects as possible.
Alstom will supply 6 new Coradia Lint regional trains to Germany’s Lower Saxony State public transit authority, LNVG. This order follows an initial contract signed in 2011. The total value is around €25 million. As part of the contract, Alstom will also adapt 13 Coradia Lint regional trains already in service so that they can be operated as multiple units with the new trains. All new and modernised trains will be ready for operation in 2016.
In Panama City, the capital of the country with the same name, the new metro system delivered by Alstom has been attracting a lot of attention since 5 April, the date of its official inauguration in the presence of the President of the Republic of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli, local authorities and representatives of Alstom Transport, including Michel Boccaccio, Senior Vice-President Latin America.
Patrick Kron, CEO of Alstom, and Michel Cosnard, CEO of Inria, are signing today a partnership agreement, bringing their two organisations together in the field of digital technology for the energy and mobility sectors.
Alstom is presenting its latest achievements in tram design at two exhibitions inaugurated this month at the Lieu du Design in Paris and the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan.
Alstom has been awarded a €150 million contract to supply 29 Coradia Continental electrical trains to Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen GmbH (VMS) in Central Saxony, Germany and a servicing contract over a period of 16 years. The first contract includes purchase options for up to 23 additional trains.
On 31 March, Alstom and its Russian partner Transmashholding (TMH) celebrated the fifth anniversary of the signing of their strategic partnership. Since 2009, the two companies have jointly developed several innovative projects...
Alstom has been awarded three contracts worth a total of €70 million by Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) to supply and maintain 12 X’Trapolis suburban trains, of which four will run on the new Rancagua Xpress service and eight on the Metro de Valparaíso service. As part of these contracts, Alstom will provide the integration of signaling equipment and coupling to the eight new trainsets intended for the Metro de Valparaíso service.
Alstom’s metro trainsets have begun commercial service on 28 March in Hungary on Budapest’s new underground line 4, the first automated metro line in Central-Eastern Europe. As part of the line’s official inauguration, 15 new Metropolis trainsets were put into operation.
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