Between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2016, Alstom achieved a record commercial performance with orders received and backlog at respectively €10.6 billion and €30.4 billion.
Alstom today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 51% share in South African rail company CTLE (Commuter Transport & Locomotive Engineering), specialized in the modernisation of trains, from CTE and IDC which remain shareholders.
Alstom, through its local South African joint venture company Gibela, has reached a major milestone by starting the construction of its new manufacturing site to build 580 suburban trains for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).
Successful completion of the public share buy-back offer and appointment of Henri Poupart-Lafarge as Chairman of Alstom’s Board and Chief Executive Officer
Over the third quarter 2015/16 (from 1 October to 31 December 2015), Alstom booked a strong €2.4 billion of orders, a 46% increase compared to the same period last year.
Alstom’s first X’Trapolis Mega commuter train for PRASA has successfully arrived on time to PRASA’s Wolmerton depot. This is the first train of the 600 ordered.
Alstom signed an agreement to purchase a 51% share in the South African rail company CTLE (Commuter Transport & Locomotive Engineering), specialized in the modernisation of trains, from South African companies CTE and IDC which will remain shareholders.
Alstom’s first half 2015/16 results and future governance defined
Alstom closes the sale of its Energy activities (Power generation and Grid) to General Electric for an amount of approximately €12.4 billion. Consequently the Group is today entirely refocused on rail transport.
Alstom’s JV Gibela has announced at Africa Rail 2015 that construction of the new train manufacturing site at Dunnottar, Gauteng will begin in the third quarter of 2015.
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