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Alstom improved its score in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe indices


Alstom has been selected in Dow Jones Sustainability indices (DJSI), World and Europe for the seventh consecutive year, which recognises its leading position in the field of sustainability.

Alstom Foundation opens new culture facility in Cape Town


The Alstom Foundation opened a R700 000 arts and culture facility, The Steenberg Pavilion at Steenberg High School on the outskirts of Cape Town today in partnership with Musiquelaine SA.

Alstom appoints Xavier Boisgontier as Managing Director Southern Africa Cluster


Alstom announces the appointment of Xavier Boisgontier as Managing Director Southern Africa Cluster with effect from 1 September 2017.

Alstom Ubunye pledges support to a school based in Duduza: Esibonelweshile Secondary School


An Agreement has been signed for the implementation of a project to upgrade and expand the technical facilities at the Esibonelweshile Secondary School which will be funded by the Alstom Foundation. 

Alstom Q1 2017/18 orders and sales


Over the first quarter 2017/18 (from 1 April to 30 June 2017), Alstom booked €1.9 billion of orders, compared to €0.9 billion over the same period last year. Sales, at €1.9 billion, were up 5% organically over the first quarter 2017/18.

Alstom completes the 20 first trains for PRASA manufactured in Brazil


Alstom announces the conclusion of the manufacture of the 20 first trains of the € 4 billion contract, signed in 2013 to supply 600 X’Ttrapolis Mega trains over 10 years to PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) for the revitalisation of the rail industry in South Africa.

Alstom obtains ISO 37001 certification for its anti-bribery management system


Alstom has obtained the first AFAQ ISO 37001 certification awarded by AFNOR Certification following an audit carried out between March and May 2017 at seven sites in France and Europe, confirming its commitment to fight corruption.

Alstom announces changes within its Executive Committee


Alstom announces the appointment of two Senior Vice Presidents for Europe and for Middle East & Africa

Alstom showcases rail products, services and solutions at Africa Rail


Alstom is a proud sponsor of the 20th Africa Rail exhibition, the largest rail exhibition in Africa. The exhibition will take place from 13-14 June 2017 in Sandton, Johannesburg, and is focused on bringing together players in the rail industry to transfer knowledge, and to forge business relationships to better serve the local market.

Alstom’s JV Gibela’s first trains for PRASA begin commercial service in the presence of President Zuma


Alstom is pleased to announce that its South African joint venture (JV) partner Gibela has seen its first 13 X’Trapolis Mega trains successfully enter commercial service on South Africa’s commuter rail tracks, cementing Alstom’s status as South Africa’s preferred partner to revitalise its rail industry.