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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 to deliver Australia’s first fully-automated rapid transit trains


Alstom will deliver Sydney’s new generation of rapid transit trains as part of the North West Rail Link, Australia’s first fully-automated rail network and Australia’s largest public transport project.

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 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 builds on its leading position in high-speed and very high-speed rail transport


On 30 November, Alstom unveiled the latest high-speed Pendolino trains at its Savigliano plant in Italy, due to be delivered to UK rail operator Virgin Trains in the next few weeks. The company also took the wraps off its first very high-speed AGV.italo trains, soon to be delivered to new Italian rail operator Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV).

Alstom to supply an additional 20 Coradia Nordic regional trains to Skånetrafiken


Skånetrafiken, the Swedish operator, signed a new contract with Alstom to supply 20 Coradia Nordic regional trains for a total of over 100 million euros. The delivery is scheduled for 2013-2014. The new trains will serve the lines in the Skåne region, in the south of Sweden.

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.