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Alstom involved in initiative to promote industrial jobs to female students


Alstom has joined forces with the "Elles bougent" association in an initiative to promote engineering jobs for high school girls and female students at the "Elles bougent pour l'industrie en Rhône-Alpes" forum, which is aimed at encouraging women to start a career in industry in the Rhône-Alpes region of France. 

Alstom receives innovation trophy at SIFER


Alstom was awarded an innovation trophy for the development of its « bi-modal » damper at the SIFER railway salon, held in Lille on 24-26 March. 

Alstom and Calw district in Germany sign a letter of intent on the development of a zero emission train


Alstom representatives and Helmut Riegger, District Administrator of Calw, signed a letter of intent for the planned use of new emission-free fuel cell drive trains on the Hermann-Hesse railway line. This line is set to improve access to the Black Forest and make it become a nearby area of relaxation.

SSL, Alstom’s signalling joint venture in the UK, to supply signalling for Crossrail project


Alstom’s UK signalling joint venture Signalling Solutions Ltd (SSL) has been awarded a contract worth €54 million by Network Rail to deliver a signalling system for Crossrail East Anglia section.

Alstom Coradia Lint commuter trains start commercial service in Ottawa


On 2 March 2015, the Alstom Coradia Lint trains delivered to OC Transpo entered into service on the 8-kilometre light rail O-Train Trillium Line in Ottawa, Canada. In 2012, OC Transpo, the urban transit service for the City of Ottawa, entrusted Alstom with the supply of six Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units (DMU). The DMUs' robust passenger capacity and flexibility will help meet growing ridership and demand from passengers on the expanded O-Train Trillium Line.

Alstom to maintain Trensurb metros for the Porto Alegre Metro line 1


Alstom signed a contract with Empresa de Trens Urbanos de Porto Alegre (Trensurb) to provide preventive maintenance for 15 metro trains.

Major companies of the railway industry launch a new international procurement initiative to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain


Six companies in the railway industry - Alstom Transport, Bombardier Transportation, Deutsche Bahn, Knorr Bremse, Nederlandse Spoorwegen and SNCF - are launching Railsponsible on March 4th in Utrecht, The Netherlands. 

Alstom inaugurates its first Citadis tramway manufacturing line in Latin America


Alstom has inaugurated a new production line for Citadis trams at its Taubaté plant, state of São Paulo, in Brazil. 

Alstom Pendolino high speed train achieves 1 million kilometres in Poland


Pendolino, Alstom’s high speed train, has successfully covered one million kilometres in Poland. Since the start of its operation, mid-December 2014, Alstom has secured a 100% availability of the train fleet which has made around 2,000 journeys, connecting the main cities of Warsaw, Gdansk, Gdynia, Krakow, Katowice and Wroclaw.

Alstom awarded contracts to supply signalling and infrastructure for Cairo metro line 3


Alstom has signed two contracts with Egypt's National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply the signalling system and the infrastructure of the phase 4A of Cairo metro line 3, currently under construction. Alstom's shares in these contracts are worth around €80 million.