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Alstom to deliver new signalling system for Canada’s largest transportation hub


The scope of the project includes the planning, design, manufacture, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of a new and complete modernized signalling system. 

Alstom and Transmashholding to supply 3 additional low-floor trams to St. Petersburg


TramRus LLC, a joint venture of Alstom and its partner Transmashholding (TMH), signed a contract to supply St.Petersburg with 3 low-floor trams in addition to the one recently ordered by the city. The first one will be supplied by 1 December 2014 and the three others by 20 December. These 4 tramways have been specifically designed for Russia’s infrastructure and climate. 

Alstom delivers the first Régiolis to the Pays de la Loire region


Alstom delivered its first Régiolis next-generation regional train to the Pays de la Loire region on 18 November. 

Alstom to supply Romania with Atlas 200, its ERTMS Level 2 solution


Alstom, leader of a consortium composed of Alcatel Lucent Romania and Pas 97 Impex, will supply the Romania national railway company (CFR S.A.) with Atlas 200, its ERTMS Level 2 solution for the Sighișoara-Coșlariu-Simeria high-speed railway segment. Alstom’s share in the contract is worth around €100 million.

Alstom’s new cutting-edge slab track technology enters test mode in Russia


Alstom has launched lifecycle tests for its advanced concrete slab track technology in Russia. The Russian Railways initiated the tests on 15 November in their facilities in Sherbinka near Moscow in the presence of Valentin Gapanovich, Senior Vice-President of the Russian Railways.

Alstom delivered the final Citadis tram to Nottingham


Alstom delivered the last of the 22 Citadis trams for Nottingham Express Transit (NET). While five of them are already on service on Line 1, the 17 others - presently being tested - will enter service next year on the expanded NET network.

Alstom’s tramway system starts operation on the world’s first 100% catenary-free line


On 11 November, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince, Chairman of the Executive Council inaugurated the Dubai Tram, in presence of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Vice Chairman of the Executive Council and His excellency, Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Henri Poupart-Lafarge, President of Alstom Transport.

Record high orders and improving profitability in Alstom’s first half of 2014/15, Key milestones achieved in the project with General Electric


In the context of the project between Alstom and General Electric, and in compliance with IFRS 5, Thermal Power, Renewable Power and Grid activities, as well as some corporate costs, have been classified as Discontinued Operations; they are therefore not included in orders, sales, income from operations and are reported under the “net income – discontinued operations” line.

Closing of the disposal of AREVA TA's Command & Control for Transportation activity to Alstom


The transfer of AREVA TA's Command & Control for Transportation (CCT) activity to Alstom was completed on October 31, 2014. This operation marks the conclusion of a process of information sharing and consultation with employee representative bodies of the concerned entities. Alstom will take on the employees of the CCT activity as part of its signalling division.

Alstom to supply the city of Kochi with 25 Metropolis train sets


Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €85 million from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 25 state-of-the-art metros to Kochi Metro Rail Limited. The first train sets are expected to be delivered in early 2016.