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Alstom and Bombardier deliver the 100th MI09 trainset to STIF and RATP


Alstom, Bombardier, RATP and STIF celebrated, at the Alstom site of Valenciennes Petite-Forêt, the departure from the factory of the 100th MI09 duplex train destined for Line A of the RER network in Paris. 

Alstom’s JV GIBELA: preparing to produce trains in South Africa, for South Africa


Alstom’s JV Gibela  has announced at Africa Rail 2015  that construction of the new train manufacturing site at Dunnottar, Gauteng will begin in the third quarter of 2015.

Alstom’s Citadis Dualis enters service on the Nantes-Clisson line


Alstom’s Citadis Dualis tram-trains have entered service on the Nantes-Clisson railway line, inaugurated in the presence of Jacques Auxiette, president of the regional council of Pays de la Loire, Stéphanie Dommange, regional director SNCF for Pays de la Loire and Ana Giros, Managing Director Alstom Transport France. 

Alstom to supply 17 Régiolis to the Rhône-Alpes region


Alstom is to supply 17 Régiolis to the Rhône-Alpes region, destined for the future Franco-Valdo-Genevois RER which will circulate on the CEVA (Cornavin–Eaux-Vives–Annemasse) cross-border line that links the region of Haute-Savoie with Switzerland. 

Alstom to supply 13 Coradia Lint regional trains to Nordjyske Jernbane


Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €45 million by Nordjyske Jernbane in Denmark to supply thirteen Coradia Lint regional trains.

Alstom’s Régiolis in Lower Normandy to be maintained in a new workshop in Granville


Alstom’s Régiolis for the Paris-Granville line will be maintained in a new workshop, inaugurated on 10 June by the region of Lower Normandy and SNCF Basse-Normandie. The region of Lower Normandy has bought 15 hybrid (electric and diesel) and dual-voltage (1.5 and 25 Kv) Régiolis train sets. 9 train sets have already been delivered and a team of 15 service technicians now ensure maintenance operations in SNCF’s workshops in Granville.

Alstom to supply automatic pilot for Line A of the RER of the Paris network


Alstom will develop and install, for RATP, STIF and the Ile-de-France region, an automatic pilot control system for Line A of the Paris RER.

Alstom inaugurates the first Régiolis for the Franche-Comté region


Alstom and the Franche-Comté region have inaugurated the first Régiolis train set on the Dôle-Besançon line in the presence of Marie-Guite Dufay, president of the Franche-Comté Regional Council, Dominique Devin, Regional Director for SNCF Burgundy/Franche-Comté and Jacques Beltran, Vice President Sales and Marketing for Alstom Transport France.

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service


On June 29, Alstom’s first metro in India entered commercial service in the city of Chennai on the first phase of line 2 from Koyambedu to Alandur, which covers 10 kilometres and includes 8 stations. 

Alstom and Huawei complete the first LTE 4G pilot for metros


Alstom together with Huawei has successfully completed a pilot project to develop a Long Term Evolution (LTE) 4G multi-service broadband radio networking technology for metros.