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Alstom and Nexans celebrate 3 years of their joint venture Cabliance in Morocco


Alstom and Nexans celebrate in Fez (Morocco) three years of collaboration through their joint venture Cabliance, equally held by both companies.

Alstom’s Citadis links up Toulouse to the airport


The Alstom Citadis trams of the Toulouse conurbation will from now on circulate on the T2 line, which has just entered commercial service. This new line, which comprises 3 stations over a distance of 2.4 kilometres, links the airport of Toulouse Blagnac to the centre of Toulouse.

Alstom Citadis tram technology debuts in China


The joint venture of Alstom and Shanghai Rail Traffic Equipment Development Co., Ltd. (SRTED) - Shanghai Alstom Transport Co. (SATCO) - has been awarded a contract worth about €72 million by Shanghai Songjiang Tramway Investment and Operation Co. Ltd to provide 30 Citadis trams for the two first tramway lines of Songjiang, one of the suburban districts of Shanghai. This is the first tramway project with Alstom Citadis technology in China.

Alstom to supply five extra Citadis trams to Bordeaux Métropole


Alstom will supply 5 new Citadis trams to Bordeaux Métropole, completing the existing fleet of 100 trams already in circulation on the 79 km of track which makes up the network.

Alstom secures power supply contract of Kochi metro, making it the main supplier for the line


Alstom was awarded a contract worth €9 million from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide receiving and auxiliary main substations for the Kochi metro.

Alstom involved in initiative to promote industrial jobs to female students


Alstom has joined forces with the "Elles bougent" association in an initiative to promote engineering jobs for high school girls and female students at the "Elles bougent pour l'industrie en Rhône-Alpes" forum, which is aimed at encouraging women to start a career in industry in the Rhône-Alpes region of France. 

Alstom receives innovation trophy at SIFER


Alstom was awarded an innovation trophy for the development of its « bi-modal » damper at the SIFER railway salon, held in Lille on 24-26 March. 

Alstom and Calw district in Germany sign a letter of intent on the development of a zero emission train


Alstom representatives and Helmut Riegger, District Administrator of Calw, signed a letter of intent for the planned use of new emission-free fuel cell drive trains on the Hermann-Hesse railway line. This line is set to improve access to the Black Forest and make it become a nearby area of relaxation.

SSL, Alstom’s signalling joint venture in the UK, to supply signalling for Crossrail project


Alstom’s UK signalling joint venture Signalling Solutions Ltd (SSL) has been awarded a contract worth €54 million by Network Rail to deliver a signalling system for Crossrail East Anglia section.

Alstom Coradia Lint commuter trains start commercial service in Ottawa


On 2 March 2015, the Alstom Coradia Lint trains delivered to OC Transpo entered into service on the 8-kilometre light rail O-Train Trillium Line in Ottawa, Canada. In 2012, OC Transpo, the urban transit service for the City of Ottawa, entrusted Alstom with the supply of six Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units (DMU). The DMUs' robust passenger capacity and flexibility will help meet growing ridership and demand from passengers on the expanded O-Train Trillium Line.