Press Centre

Pendolino High Speed trains certified in Poland for up to 250 km/h


On 11th September, the Polish Office of Rail Transport - responsible for supervision over the railway sector’s safety in Poland - has certified Pendolino train for up to 250 km/h. It has also confirmed that Pendolino train is compliant with Polish signaling system  and European ERTMS  level 1. 

Alstom and RZD International to modernize Serbia’s railway infrastructure


A consortium led by Alstom and RZD International, including their local partner, Institute Mikhajlo Pupin, have signed a contract to supply the signalling system on part of the Belgrade–Panchevo line in Serbia.

Alstom to support the metro development of Nanjing


Alstom and its local joint venture, Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment Co. Ltd. (SATEE), have been awarded a €21 million contract by Nanjing Metro Group to provide traction systems and associated services to Line 12 of the Nanjing Metro in China. The Line 12 is expected to enter commercial operations by the end of 2015.

Alstom to introduce three major innovations at the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin


Alstom Transport will be at InnoTrans, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from 23 to 26 September 2014. On this occasion, Alstom will introduce three major innovations: the very latest version of its Citadis tram, a predictive maintenance tool, and new versions of the Atlas range, its ERTMS solution.

Alstom inaugurates the first Citadis Compact as it enters commercial service in Aubagne


Alstom will celebrate the arrival of the first Citadis Compact at the launch of the first tramway line of the Pays d'Aubagne et de l'Etoile urban district in France.

Alstom invites travellers all over the world to share their passenger experience


The photo, of a person or a group, can be taken on a train, a tram, a metro or when setting off for a journey in a station or on a platform.

Alstom signs an agreement for the production of trams in Ukraine


Alstom and its Russian joint-venture, TramRus , have concluded an agreement with City Transport Group, a filial of the LAZ Group and the main bus manufacturer in Ukraine, to produce modern high speed tramways for the Ukrainian market.

Alstom opens line 2 of the Citadis tramway in Le Mans


Alstom is opening the second tram line with greater Le Mans council in the presence of Jean-Claude Boulard, mayor of Le Mans and president of Le Mans Métropole, and François Papin, Site Managing Director of La Rochelle. The network is growing from 15.4 km to 19 km and the Citadis fleet is expanding from 26 to 34 trams. The eight new trams were ordered in 2012 to reinforce the service on line 1 and to operate on line 2.

Alstom and Transmashholding obtain certification for their electric locomotive 2ES5 in Russia


Alstom and TMH 2ES5 locomotive just obtained the certification, confirming its compliance with Russian mandatory safety norms. By 2020, 200 units will be delivered to the customer, Russian Railways (RZD). The first ones should enter commercial service during autumn and will start operating in Syberia along winter time.

PRASA and Gibela unveil the finalised design of their new commuter train


The final design of the new X’Ttrapolis MEGA commuter train to be delivered by Gibela to PRASA was unveiled during Africa Rail, in the presence of the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters and PRASA Group CEO, Mr Lucky Montana. Among the features of the train which were finalized were its interior and exterior outlines.