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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 unveils the first tram for Caen la mer in France


Alstom presented today the first Citadis X05 tram, which will run on all three new lines Caen la mer (Normandy), in the presence of Joël Bruneau, President of Caen la mer, Rodolphe Thomas, First Vice-President of Caen la mer in charge of transport, travel and infrastructure, and Jean-Baptiste Eyméoud, President of Alstom France. 23 trams were ordered by Caen la mer in November 2016.

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. 

La Ensenada Project from Mano a Mano, NGO supported by Alstom Foundation, receives Inspiring Practice Award by UN Habitat


La Ensenada Project, developed by Mano a Mano NGO and supported by the Alstom Foundation, has received the Innovative Practice Award for their “Housing at the Center of the New Urban Agenda” project, which aims to strengthen sustainable housing and the empowerment of women in the region.

Alstom opens a representative office and appoints a business development manager in Kyiv


Alstom has appointed a representative in charge of Sales & Business Development in Ukraine.

Alstom signs agreement for Lagos Blue Line metro in Nigeria


Alstom has signed a Head of Agreement with Lagos State Government represented by Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) for both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Lagos Blue Line metro.

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.