Alstom today successfully performed the first test run at 80 km/h of the world’s only fuel cell passenger train Coradia iLint on its own test track in Salzgitter, Lower Saxony (Germany).
Alstom has completed the upgrade of its ETCS technology, Atlas 200, on Network Rail’s Class 313 test train, so that it is now compatible with ERTMS Baseline 3.
The Alstom Foundation will support 18 projects this year spread across all continents with a particular focus on employability, welfare and children’s education.
Over the third quarter 2016/17 (from 1 October to 31 December 2016) and after a very strong commercial performance in the second quarter, Alstom booked €1.0 billion of orders.
Alstom has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Nomad Holdings, commercially known as Nomad Digital from Amadeus Capital Partners, SEB Venture Capital and Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments together with other investors.
Alstom welcomed local MPs Derek Twigg and Steve Rotheram on Friday (9 December) to see the progress that has been made in the construction of its new technology centre and training academy in Widnes.
Between 1 April and 30 September 2016, Alstom booked €6.2 billion of orders leading to a new record-breaking backlog of €33.6 billion. Over the same period, sales were up 8% (7% organically), amounting to €3.6 billion.
Alstom today celebrates the start of construction work on its new technology centre and training academy in Widnes at a ground-breaking ceremony attended by UK Rail Minister Paul Maynard.
Over the first quarter 2016/17 (from 1 April to 30 June 2016), Alstom booked €0.9 billion of orders, compared to €2 billion over the same period last year. Sales, at €1.7 billion, were up 7% organically over the first quarter 2016/17.
Alstom has been chosen to provide maintenance support for the Class 180 trains operated by Grand Central Railway Company Limited for the next ten years
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