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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 tr
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, Se
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
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.
Alstom’s new Coradia Meridian regional train was delivered on 27 March to Trenitalia at the Termini station in Rome in the presence of FS Italian Group management. Renamed “Jazz” by the Italian railways, the train presented is part of the 70 Alstom Coradia Meridian trains ordered by FS in November 2012.
Alstom has been granted by the French Public Rail Safety organisation (EPSF) the Authorisation for Commercial Use (AMEC) for its Régiolis, the latest generation of regional train from the Coradia range.
On 11 March, Alstom switched on the southern section of the new Line E tramway network in Grenoble.
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over 220 million euros by Metro SA, operator of the Santiago Metro in Chile, for the full modernization of the Santiago metro network. The works will be executed in the Neptuno metro depot to maintain the availability of the trains and reduce the impact on operations. The modernization will be complete by mid-2018.
Ten Alstom’s Citadis Dualis tram-trains will be placed into service on the Nantes-Châteaubriant railway line, which will be inaugurated on 28 February. The inauguration is highly symbolic, marking the reopening of the line after 34 years of inactivity thanks to the choice of the electric tram-train.
Alstom Transport has launched an app available foriOS and Android tablets to accompany its 2014 brochure. Through exclusive video interviews with Alstom’s key global customers, photo galleries and 3D animations, you’ll be able to keep up to date with our activities throughout the year.
Alstom has successfully delivered to Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) the first two metro sets of Chennai’s future metro system in India. The train sets are the first ever to be manufactured in India, in Alstom’s new rolling stock facility of Sricity, Andhra Pradesh. They are part of a €243 million order representing 42 Metropolis train sets to be delivered by 2015.
Alstom will deliver the first tram sets of its Citadis Compact to the local authority of Pays d’Aubagne et de l’Etoile on 28 February 2014. After its arrival at the maintenance centre and depot in Aubagne, the first 22-metre long tram will complete a series of track tests until the end of July 2014 to be ready for the commercial launch of the tram service in earl
Alstom Transport will be at the Eurasia Rail 2014 exhibition, to be held in Istanbul, Turkey from 6-8 March 2014. Around 300 local and international companies should be present at this exhibition, which specializes in railway, light rail systems, infrastructure and logistics.
While the European Parliament has just adopted a new dedicated transport infrastructure fund, a study analyses the costs and benefits of high-speed.
The EP20 locomotives, in circulation on the Moscow – Sochi line, will transport thousands of people to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Alstom, in consortium with Isolux Corsán, was awarded by Adif (Spanish railway infrastructure authority) the design, construction and maintenance of the traction substation and catenary system for the new 44.3 km high-speed line linking La Robla (Leon) with Pola de Tena (Asturias).
Alstom Transport will open a new manufacturing line dedicated to trams in Taubaté, Brazil, operational from December 2014. Based at the Alstom group’s existing hydro manufacturing site in Taubaté, the new manufacturing line will address the Brazilian and Latin American markets where tram projects are booming. The line, which represents an investment for Alstom of around 15 million
Alstom was awarded by Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) of Ravenna – an Italian construction company - a contract to supply sub-systems to modernise the Milan-Desio-Seregno suburban tram. The €40 million contract includes the design, supply and installation of the tracks, electrical traction sub-stations, the signalling and telecommunications system. The 14.3 km-long line is due to enter into service by the end of 2016.
Alstom and its local joint venture Satee have been awarded two contracts worth a total of €75 million to supply new traction equipment for more than 550 cars due to operate on Chengdu metro lines 3 and 4 and Xi’an metro line 3 from 2015.
Alstom is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its APS system (Alimentation Par le Sol, or ground-level power supply) as 26 new Citadis trams enter service in Bordeaux, ordered by the city in 2012.
Alstom has been awarded a contract by MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong’s metro network operator, to build, install, test and put into service a 22 km-long track, which includes 6 km of depot and sidings, and a 25kV overhead line (including the catenary system) for the city’s new Shatin-Central Link. The contract value for Alstom is approximately €41 million.
Alstom has delivered the first of the 11 Citadis trams to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai (UAE). These trams will be in service on the Al Sufouh Road, the first tram line in the Gulf region.
Régiolis, the first next-generation regional train, was delivered today to Granville station in the Lower Normandy region. The first trains will start running between Paris and Granville (327 km) in summer 2014.
On December 14, 2013, Alstom unveiled a life-sized model of Greater Avignon's Citadis Compact tram. The model will be displayed at the foot of the city walls until spring 2014.
With the opening on 15 December 2013 of the direct high-speed line linking Paris (France) and Barcelona (Spain), Alstom’s high-speed (HS) trains have now crossed their 16th border. Alstom is the only rail manufacturer to have built more than 1,100 HS cross-border trains, in service in 18 different countries.
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