Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On 11 July, Gerald Hörster, President of EBA, presented Alstom with the certificate of homologation at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Berlin.
Alstom together with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office Department of Rapid Transit System Taipei City Government (SEMPO) to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.
At InnoTrans 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for the railway industry, Alstom will be showcasing innovations that help drive the global transition to more sustainable transportation and which exemplify the digitalisation of the mobility sector.
Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF), the transport operator in Frankfurt, Germany, for the supply of 38 Citadis trams with special adaptations for the German market. The contract includes an option for 15 additional vehicles.
Alstom presented the new design of Aptis, its 100% electric, tram-inspired mobility solution, at the European Mobility Exhibition that took place from June 12 – 14 in Paris. This new design is the one for the standard vehicle, for which the first deliveries will be possible from July 2019.
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Bane NOR, the Norwegian railway authority, to equip the entire Norwegian railway fleet with ERTMS on-board train control solutions and to maintain the system for up to 25 years.
Alstom presents Aptis, an innovative mobility solution. As cities are looking for smarter, more efficient and more connected means of transportation, Aptis has already attracted the interest of customers in Europe.
Alstom and partner companies, cities and countries, today assembled in Leipzig, Germany, for the official launch of the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA), a coalition aiming to catalyse the accelerated decarbonisation of the transport sector.
Alstom is the first company in Spain to receive the ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health and Safety management certification. This certification, issued by the National Entity Accreditation (ENAC www.enac.es), has been granted after an intense audit carried out by Det Noske Veritas- DNV GL - Business Assurance Company.
Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, Alstom booked €7.2 billion of orders. Over the same period, sales reached €8.0 billion, corresponding to an outstanding growth of 9% (10% organically).
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