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French Ambassador in Astana welcomes ex-Alstom employee in Bayterek as she completes bike trip from Europe to Astana


On 3 August Mr. Francis ETIENNE, French Ambassador in Kazakhstan, welcomed an ex-Alstom employee, Pauline de La Marnierre, in Bayterek  as she completed her adventurous journey from Europe to Astana, linking the capitals of EXPO and wrapping up Europe and Asia in one bike trip.

Alstom to extend the Constantine Tramway


Alstom, together with its three consortium partners , will extend the Constantine area Tramway by 10 kilometres. Alstom's share of the contract, awarded by EMA (Entreprise Metro d'Alger, Algeria's public transport operator), amounts to around €80 million. The completion of the extension is scheduled for 3 years from now.

Alstom to deliver 17 Coradia Polyvalent trains to SNTF


Alstom has signed a contract with Algeria's Société Nationale des Transports Ferroviaires (SNTF) to supply 17 Coradia Polyvalent inter-city trains. The contract is worth around 200 million euros. The first train will be delivered in January 2018.

Alstom’s new computer-based interlocking system now operating in Italy


Alstom’s new remotely controllable computer-based interlocking system, which was produced for Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, has now been activated at Bari Parco Nord.

Alstom delivered the first Citadis tram to Rio de Janeiro


Alstom’s first Citadis tram for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, arrived at Rio after 20 days of transit from Alstom’s facility in La Rochelle, France where four more others are being produced. 

Alstom and Bombardier deliver the 100th MI09 trainset to STIF and RATP


Alstom, Bombardier, RATP and STIF celebrated, at the Alstom site of Valenciennes Petite-Forêt, the departure from the factory of the 100th MI09 duplex train destined for Line A of the RER network in Paris. 

Alstom’s JV GIBELA: preparing to produce trains in South Africa, for South Africa


Alstom’s JV Gibela  has announced at Africa Rail 2015  that construction of the new train manufacturing site at Dunnottar, Gauteng will begin in the third quarter of 2015.

Alstom’s Citadis Dualis enters service on the Nantes-Clisson line


Alstom’s Citadis Dualis tram-trains have entered service on the Nantes-Clisson railway line, inaugurated in the presence of Jacques Auxiette, president of the regional council of Pays de la Loire, Stéphanie Dommange, regional director SNCF for Pays de la Loire and Ana Giros, Managing Director Alstom Transport France. 

Alstom to supply 17 Régiolis to the Rhône-Alpes region


Alstom is to supply 17 Régiolis to the Rhône-Alpes region, destined for the future Franco-Valdo-Genevois RER which will circulate on the CEVA (Cornavin–Eaux-Vives–Annemasse) cross-border line that links the region of Haute-Savoie with Switzerland. 

Alstom to supply 13 Coradia Lint regional trains to Nordjyske Jernbane


Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €45 million by Nordjyske Jernbane in Denmark to supply thirteen Coradia Lint regional trains.