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Alstom wins maintenance contract for 25 new TransPennine Express trains

31/05/2016

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €40 million by TransPennine Express – the intercity rail operator for the North of England and Scotland – to maintain two fleets of 25 brand new five-car trains from their entry into commercial service in 2019 to 2024, with an option for two additional years. 

Expanding its service activities, Alstom invests in a new site in the North-West of England, UK

17/05/2016

Alstom has been granted planning permission by Halton Borough Council to acquire 30 acres of land, for the construction of a new Technology Centre at Widnes in the Liverpool area.

Sound results for Alstom in 2015/16

11/05/2016

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 completes overhaul of Pendolino trains in the UK

03/05/2016

Alstom has completed major refurbishment work on the Pendolino fleet which comprises 56 Class 390 ‘tilting’ trains used by Virgin on the West Coast Main Line.

Alstom awarded major re-signalling project in the UK

27/04/2016

Alstom  has been awarded a contract by Network Rail for the full re-signalling of the Great Western Main Line between Reading and Paddington in the west of London.

Alstom announces the launch of a second TrainScanner in the UK

21/04/2016

Alstom announced today that following the successful testing of TrainScanner predictive maintenance prototype on Virgin’s fleet of Pendolino trains in Manchester, a second investment in a new machine will go ahead at Oxley depot near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands. 

Alstom appoints Henrik Anderberg as acting Managing Director UK & Ireland

04/04/2016

Alstom has appointed Henrik Anderberg acting Managing Director for UK & Ireland. Henrik will also continue in his current role as HS2 Director.

Alstom’s multi-award winning energy recovery substation in commercial service in London Underground

16/03/2016

Alstom and London Underground have won two awards  in the last month for Hesop, Alstom’s advanced reversible power-supply substation.

Alstom hosts supplier day in the UK showcasing commitment to the North West region

29/01/2016

Alstom has gathered 85 companies in Liverpool to discuss opportunities in the supply chain linked to investment in UK rail.

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

28/01/2016

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