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Alstom to supply Metropolis trainsets for the Buenos Aires metro


Alstom has been awarded a contract worth around €60 million by SBASE (Subterráneos de Buenos Aires) to provide 60 Metropolis cars for line D of Buenos Aires metro network. The trains are expected to be delivered in 2017.

Alstom completes overhaul of Pendolino trains in the UK


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


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


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 and Qatar Rail unveil the design of Lusail Citadis tram


Alstom and Qatar Rail unveiled the design of the Citadis tram of Lusail which will circulate on the 4-line tramway network.

Alstom signs a frame agreement to extend Cital’s activities and produce locally Coradia regional and intercity trains for Algeria


Alstom, EMA (Entreprise Métro d'Alger), Ferrovial and SNTF (Société Nationale des Transports Ferroviaires) today signed a frame agreement to extend the activities of the joint venture Cital  to include the assembly and maintenance of regional and intercity trains, in addition to its current focus on Citadis trams. 

Alstom to supply 8 Coradia Lint regional trains to Deutsche Bahn Regio


Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply 8 Coradia Lint regional trains to DB Regio in Germany. This contract marks the 900th Coradia Lint sold by the company.

Alstom completes acquisition of CTLE shares, reinforcing its local presence in South Africa


Alstom today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 51% share in South African rail company CTLE (Commuter Transport & Locomotive Engineering), specialized in the modernisation of trains, from CTE  and IDC  which remain shareholders.

Alstom to supply 52 Coradia Lint regional trains to Abellio


Alstom will supply 52 regional trains Coradia Lint 41 to Abellio  for a total amount of around €170 million .

Analyst Day 2016: Alstom unveils its strategy and objectives for 2020


Alstom will host tomorrow a meeting with investors and financial analysts at its signalling site in Villeurbanne (France).