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Alstom’s orders and sales for the first nine months of 2016/17


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 to acquire Nomad Digital, world's leading provider of connectivity solutions to the railway industry


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. 

MPs hail benefits of Alstom’s rail technology centre in Widnes


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.

Outstanding results for Alstom in the first half of 2016/17


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 starts construction of new rail technology centre in the North West of England


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. 

First quarter 2016/17: Alstom continues its organic growth


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 to further maintain Class 180 trains in the UK


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

Alstom wins Pendolino painting contract in the UK


Alstom was awarded a contract worth €28 million to undertake re-painting work on the Pendolino fleet, owned by Angel Trains, which comprises 56 Class 390 ‘tilting’ trains currently used by Virgin Trains on the West Coast Main Line.

Alstom wins maintenance contract for 25 new TransPennine Express trains


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


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.