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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.
Stable profitability - FCF impacted by project profiles and downpayments : Ambitious cost saving programme accelerated / Strategic mobility to be enhanced through asset sales / Guidance maintained
The development of a reversible substation for metro and suburban train lines continues to make progress in line with the programme defined under the auspices of the European Commission. The EC provides 50% of the project financing in the framework of the LIFE+ programme, designed to promote environmentally-responsible initiatives.
Jérôme Wallut, the Managing Director of Alstom Transport France, today opened a new delivery centre for very high-speed Euroduplex trains at the Belfort site, in the presence of Yves Ackermann, President of the Departmental General Council, Damien Meslot, Member of the French Parliament, Senator Jean-Pierre Chevènement, Etienne Butzbach, Mayor of Belfort, and Jean-Robert Lopez, Prefect of Belfort.
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over 12 million euros by Virgin to modernize its entire Pendolino fleet (56 trains). The contract includes the refurbishment of the interiors, bar, kitchen facilities and toilets. The work is being undertaken at two Alstom Traincare Centres, Oxley (Wolverhampton) and Longsight (Manchester) in the United Kingdom, and will be perform
The MF01 metro train built by a consortium consisting of Alstom Transport, Bombardier Transport and Areva TA was inaugurated today on Line 9 of the Paris metro. With a special livery defined by regional transport authority STIF and Paris public transport operator RATP, the first MF01 trainset was unveiled at Porte de Saint-Cloud station in the presence of STIF Chairman Jean-Paul Huchon, RATP CEO Pierre Mongin and Managing Director of Alstom Transport France Jérôme Wallut.
PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) signed today a contract with Gibela - a joint venture led by Alstom to supply 600 passenger trains (3 600 coaches) to be delivered between 2015 and 2025. The contract is worth R51 billion and includes the construction of a local manufacturing facility.
On 11 October, Alstom CEO, Patrick Kron, unveiled the first stone of the SILKY building in the Carré de Soie district of Villeurbanne which is due to host Alstom Transport’s entire railway electronics business by 2015.
Alstom and Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), the holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network, today celebrated the 25th anniversary of Pendolino at Milan's Central Station in Italy. On this special occasion, two Pendolino models were presented; the ETR 401, the first prototype produced in 1974 at Alstom's Savigliano factory in Italy, today a centre of excellence for high-spee
As part of the project initiated by the Prime Minister in July 2013 and conducted with SNCF to renew Corail trains for the intercity lines, SNCF has ordered 34 Coradia Liner trainsets, the latest generation of long-haul trains from Alstom, for around €350 million .
Signalling Solutions Limited (SSL) - a joint venture formed by Alstom and Balfour Beatty Rail - has been awarded three contracts by Network Rail to renew the signalling system controlling major areas of the Great Western Main Line. The part for Alstom is worth over 80 million euros. Delivery of the three projects will be completed in December 2015.
Alstom delivered on Saturday 21 September at the Metz train station, the first Regiolis train to Lorraine Region (north-east of France). Attending the event were Jean-Pierre Masseret, Lorraine Regional Council Chairman, Alain Autruffe, SNCF Lorraine Director and Jérôme Wallut, Alstom Transport France Managing Director. Lorraine is France’s second region (after Aquitaine in July 2013) to receive its
Alstom today officially unveiled the first of 22 Citadis trams ordered by Nottingham Express Transit (NET) for Nottingham’s tramway extension project. This is also the first Alstom tram to be delivered to the UK. The tram was unveiled in Nottingham in the presence of Councillor and Lord Mayor Merlita Bryan, Phil Hewitt, Chief Executive of Tramlink Nott
Alstom and its Russian partner, Transmashholding (TMH), present their most recent jointly developed locomotives, the 2ES5 for Russia and the KZ8A for Kazakhstan at the 4th International Rail Salon of Engineering and Technologies EXPO 1520 being held in Moscow on 11-14 September, 2013.
It was last April when the initial KZ8A locomotives successfully passed the required tests to go on to validation trials. And while KZ8A 001 was undergoing dynamic tests on the KTZ rail network, KZ8A 002 was subjected to its first extreme cold conditions during climatic tests in Vienna.
Starting yesterday the train travellers in the south of Sweden can enjoy always travelling with the new and modern regional trains from Alstom. This sunday all the old X11 trains stpped running on the southern lines.
Alstom’s After-Sales Service premises for Regiolis that will circulate in the Lorraine Region were inaugurated on 5 September 2013 at the SNCF Technicentre in Metz. The After-Sales Service centre is intended to support the delivery of the first Regiolis train for the Lorraine Region in late September.
The Maryland Transit Administration has tapped Alstom to modernize Baltimore’s fleet of light rail vehicles at its manufacturing site in Hornell, New York.
On Saturday August 31, 2013, will be inaugurated the first line of the Tours tramway network at the Tours train station by Jean Germain, president of the Greater Tours Community and the Greater Tours Transport Union (SITCAT), Guillaume Pépy, president of SNCF, and Jérôme Wallut, Managing Director of Alstom Transport France.
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €14 million to extend Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand’s (MRTA) existing Green Line. Alstom will participate in the works to design and build the trackwork and the third rail power collector from Bearing to Samutpakran Station as well as the 48 acre depot that will house 40x3 car trains intended to circulate on the extended line.
The total value of this project, which is financed by the Government of Saudi Arabia through the Public Investment Fund, amounts to €6 billion of which Alstom’s share represents more than €1.2 billion.
SNCF has confirmed it was exercising the entire option for 40 Euroduplex trains, Alstom’s double-decker very high-speed train, called for in a contract signed by both companies in 2007. The contract involved a firm batch of 55 trains and an option on another 40, now fully confirmed.
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