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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.
The second line in the Valenciennes tram network was opened on Friday December 13. The new line, 15.5 km long, serves 22 stations and will open towards the end of February 2014.
Alstom as part of a consortium has been awarded a contract by RFI (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana), to upgrade the Rome railway intersection, one of Italy’s busiest rail points where high-speed lines intersect with national and regional lines.
Alstom Transport received today the "Relations Fournisseur Responsables" (responsible supplier relationships) quality label from Pierre Pelouzet, French mediator for inter-enterprises relations. This label is awarded by "Médiation Inter-entreprises" and the procurement association "Compagnie des Dirigeants et Acheteurs de France" (CDAF).
Alstom sets a high-speed record in Poland reaching 293 km/h while conducting tests on its Pendolino train on the Gora Wlodowska - Psary line north-west of Krakow. The record was reached as Alstom was conducting tests in the presence and in partnership with its customer, Polish operator PKP Intercity.
Alstom, as leader of a consortium, has been awarded a contract by the Sardinian Regional Transport Company (ARST) to supply and install a new signalling system for the Monserrato-Senorbì and Macomer-Nuoro lines in Sardinia. The overall project value is about €33 million, of which Alstom’s share is €25 million. The signalling system will be delivered in 2015.
The consortium composed of Alstom Transport, Bombardier Transport and STM presented on Monday November 25 the new metro of Montreal to the Government of Quebec and Montreal city.
Alstom has expressed its commitment to the Warsaw statement on low-carbon transport and sustainable development that was adopted during “Transport Day 2013”, an event dedicated to sustainable, low-carbon transport, that was held during the 2013 UN climate change negotiations (COP19) on November 17th, in Warsaw, Poland.
On 25 November, at the proposal of Alstom Hungary, the city of Budapest, the Centre for Budapest Transport and the Budapest Transport Company named two new Metropolis train sets in honour of two legendary football players: Jenő Buzánszky and Gyula Grosics.
On Saturday November 16th, Alstom delivered its 1,500th Citadis tram on the occasion of the launch by STIF (Ile-de-France Transport Union) and the RATP of the Ile-de-France's tram line 7.
Alstom unveiled today the first Citadis Compact tram on its manufacturing site at La Rochelle in France, in the presence of Daniel Fontaine Vice President of the Pays d’Aubagne et de l’Etoile metropolitan region and Mayor of Aubagne, along with Ségolène Royal, Regional President of Poitou-Charentes, Jérôme Wallut, Managing Director of Alstom Transport France, and the
Alstom, as leader of the consortium UT Alstom-Sytecsa, has been selected by Metro de Medellín, in the context of a public tender, to provide the power system of the new Ayacucho Tram currently under construction in Medellín, Colombia. The Ayacucho Green Corridor Tram, which is due to be commissioned in mid-2015, is 4.3 km long with a 12% slope, and includes nine stations.
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