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Coradia iLint hydrogen train receives approval for commercial operation in German railway networks


Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On 11 July, Gerald Hörster, President of EBA, presented Alstom with the certificate of homologation at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure in Berlin.

Alstom awarded long term rolling stock and signalling maintenance contract for Sydney Metro


Alstom has been awarded  a 15-year maintenance contract by Metro Trains Sydney (MTS ) for the maintenance of the 36km-long Sydney Metro Northwest railway.

Alstom to supply integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7


Alstom together with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI has won a contract from Systemwide E&M Project Office Department of Rapid Transit System Taipei City Government (SEMPO) to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.

Alstom to showcase sustainable mobility and digitalisation at InnoTrans 2018


At InnoTrans 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for the railway industry, Alstom will be showcasing innovations that help drive the global transition to more sustainable transportation and which exemplify the digitalisation of the mobility sector. 

Alstom inaugurates first new-generation Citadis with innovative charging technology in Nice


Alstom commissioned its new-generation tram Citadis X05, complete with its innovative SRS charging system, for the first time on Saturday 30 June on the Cadam-Magnan section of new tramway line 2 for the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur.

Alstom appoints Ling Fang Senior Vice President, Asia-Pacific Region


Alstom today announced that Ling Fang has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President (SVP) of its Asia Pacific region. In this role, Ling Fang will also become a member of Alstom’s Executive Committee, reporting to Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Alstom Chairman & CEO.

Alstom re-enters the German tram market with 38 Citadis for Frankfurt


Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF), the transport operator in Frankfurt, Germany, for the supply of 38 Citadis trams with special adaptations for the German market. The contract includes an option for 15 additional vehicles.

Siemens Alstom: European Commission notified of business combination


The proposed combination of Siemens’ mobility business with Alstom continues to progress with the merger control process advancing in all relevant jurisdictions. 

Alstom to supply national on-board train control system in Norway


Alstom has been awarded a contract by Bane NOR, the Norwegian railway authority, to equip the entire Norwegian railway fleet with ERTMS on-board train control solutions and to maintain the system for up to 25 years.

Siemens Alstom project: Alstom shareholders’ meeting called for July 17 and new milestones reached


New steps have been achieved towards the completion of the proposed combination of Siemens’ mobility business, including its rail traction drive business, with Alstom.