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Alstom to supply traction and modernise trainsets on Shanghai metro line 5 in China


Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €46 million by Shanghai Shentong to modernise 68 metro cars in service on the Shanghai metro line 5 and to supply traction and train control management systems for 198 new metro cars due to circulate on the existing line and its extension,

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.

Alstom achieves homologation of Coradia Lint in Poland


Alstom has received the homologation for its Coradia Lint 41 regional train to operate on the rail network of Poland.

Sound results for Alstom in 2015/16


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 and LMRC unveil the design of Lucknow’s Metropolis in India


Alstom and Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) unveiled the design of Alstom’s Metropolis for Lucknow in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Kumar Keshav, Managing Director of LMRC and Bharat Salhotra, Managing Director of Alstom India and South Asia.

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.