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Alstom to develop a new emission-free train for passengers in Germany

24/09/2014

Alstom signed Letter of Intents with Landers of Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Baden-Württemberg, and the Public Transportation Authorities of Hesse, to supply a new generation of emission-free train equipped with fuel cell drive. The development of this passenger train is partly financed by the German Federal Ministry of Transportation. Two prototypes will be tested in 2018.

Alstom included for the fourth year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

22/09/2014

For the fourth year in a row, Alstom has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) – World & Europe, which recognize companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with a score largely above the average for the industrial engineering sector included in the index.

Alstom-Bharat Forge joint venture to supply steam turbine islands for NTPC’s Tanda power plant

25/09/2014

Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd. (ABFPL), the joint venture company between Alstom and Bharat Forge, has signed a contract worth approximately € 130 million (11365 MINR) with NTPC Limited to supply two units of 660 MW supercritical turbine islands for the Tanda coal power plant, located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. 

Alstom presents its latest innovations to anticipate the future of mobility at Innotrans, the world’s biggest railway trade fair

23/09/2014

During the show, Alstom highlights three axes which are key for customers and to which Alstom brings real and unique value: enhanced passenger experience, a commitment to reduce lifecycle costs and proximity to customers. 

Alstom launches Atlas 400 and 500, the first scalable ERTMS solutions

23/09/2014

Alstom launches Atlas 400 and 500 to offer scalable ERTMS for traffic density from 6 to 600 trains per day, whether on passenger, freight or mixed traffic lines. The solutions have been presented at InnoTrans, the biggest railway tradeshow in the world which takes place in Berlin from 23-26 September. They are applicable for a resignalling upgrade or a new-build project. The scalability or configurable deployment in accordance with customer needs is achieved with modular software applicable to the same onboard and trackside computer equipment.

Alstom launches HealthHub, an innovative tool for predictive maintenance

23/09/2014

Alstom launches HealthHub, a new predictive maintenance tool able to monitor the health of trains, infrastructure and signalling assets using advanced data analytics to predict their remaining useful life. HealthHub has been presented at InnoTrans, the world’s biggest railway tradeshow which takes place in Berlin from 23-26 September. It is an innovative approach designed to shift from traditional mileage-based maintenance to condition-based predictive maintenance, thus reducing the lifecycle cost for the operator.

Alstom launches the latest evolution of its Citadis tramway: Citadis X05

23/09/2014

Alstom is launching the latest evolution of its Citadis range at InnoTrans, the world’s biggest railway tradeshow which takes place in Berlin from 23-26 September. Alstom’s Citadis tramway was upgraded to deliver extra configurations, capacity, flexibility, speed and an enhanced passenger experience.

Pendolino High Speed trains certified in Poland for up to 250 km/h

17/09/2014

On 11th September, the Polish Office of Rail Transport - responsible for supervision over the railway sector’s safety in Poland - has certified Pendolino train for up to 250 km/h. It has also confirmed that Pendolino train is compliant with Polish signaling system  and European ERTMS  level 1. 

Alstom to introduce three major innovations at the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin

18/06/2014

Alstom Transport will be at InnoTrans, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from 23 to 26 September 2014. On this occasion, Alstom will introduce three major innovations: the very latest version of its Citadis tram, a predictive maintenance tool, and new versions of the Atlas range, its ERTMS solution.

Alstom to deliver Australia’s first fully-automated rapid transit trains

17/09/2014

Alstom will deliver Sydney’s new generation of rapid transit trains as part of the North West Rail Link, Australia’s first fully-automated rail network and Australia’s largest public transport project.