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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 Deutschland AG appoints two new board members


On the 1st of December 2012 Dr. Wolfgang Voss and Adolf Roesch join the board of directors of the Alstom Deutschland AG.

The Swiss Office of Attorney General confirms the absence of any bribery system at Alstom. It fines the company for “corporate negligence” in three isolated cases


On 22 November 2011, the Swiss Office of Attorney General closed the investigations which it has pursued to determine whether the Alstom Group and some of its entities had not violated rules prohibiting the payment of foreign civil servants to unlawfully win commercial contracts.

Alstom signs cooperation agreement with CET to develop Ultra High Voltage technology for China’s Smart Grid


The agreement was signed in Beijing in the presence of Cao Zhi’An, Executive Vice-President of SGCC, Wei Qinghai, General Manager of CET and Grégoire Poux-Guillaume, President of Alstom Grid.

Alstom’s Integrity Programme certified by the ETHIC Intelligence agency


Alstom is the first company in the CAC40 to receive this certification which confirms its efforts over several years to strengthen and develop its ethics policy.

Alstom to supply line 2 of Los Teques metro in Venezuela


« Consorcio Linea 2 » has awarded a contract globally worth €530 million to the Alstom-led consortium “Grupo de Empresas” to build the second line of Los Teques metro in Miranda State, Venezuela. The line, 12 km long and served by 6 stations, will be enter service in October 2015.

As part of a three-year partnership, Alstom sponsors the 2011 masters course in Law and Business Ethics at Cergy-Pontoise University


On 20 October 2011, Alstom hosted a graduation ceremony for masters students in Law and Business Ethics at its Levallois-Perret, France, headquarters, as part of a three-year partnership with Cergy-Pontoise University

Alstom opens a new wind turbine plant in Brazil, its first wind facility in Latin America


Alstom opens on 30 November in Brazil its first wind turbine plant in the South American continent. The plant, located in the industrial complex of Camaçari, State of Bahia, will have an output capacity of 300 MW per year.

Alstom extends partnership with RusHydro to thermal power generation and creates joint venture with KER to address the Russian HVDC market


Following its long-term strategy to establish a strong presence in Russia, Alstom signed two agreements related to the Russian power generation and power transmission sectors.