Alstom, Bombardier sign Chinese rail agreements

Posted on December 7, 2010

Alstom and Bombardier signed separate agreements with China's Ministry of Railways (MoR) aimed at strengthening their strategic partnership in the development of various products and systems, including rolling stock and signaling solutions applied in mainline and regional railways for the market in China and internationally.

Bombardier's agreement calls for further collaboration on the development of the existing high-speed and very high-speed product platforms and extending this cooperation to other platforms, if and when needed, such as regional trains.

The agreement also establishes China Railway Signal and Communication Corp. as a strategic partner for Bombardier's signaling systems, to jointly develop signaling products in order to meet the requirements of China and international markets.

Meanwhile, Alstom will work with the MoR and its Chinese industry partners to jointly design, develop and promote advanced railway products and solutions, — based on the current EMU and locomotive platforms — which meet requirements of both domestic and international markets, leveraging the respective strengths of the parties concerned.

The agreement will contribute to gear Alstom's future position on the huge Chinese market, while boosting the partnership in agreed international markets.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Siemens awarded $112M Denver RTD light rail vehicle contract

The order for 29 vehicles further extends the 22-year relationship between Siemens and RTD and will bring the Siemens’ fleet operating on the RTD light rail system to over 200 vehicles

Daktronics announces $3.2M NYCT signage order

The multi-colored LED displays, part of the subway system’s Public Address Customer Information System, will feature next train arrival and destination information as well as graphical information. A text to speech function aids visually impaired transit riders with clear and easy to access messaging.

Chicago's Metra completes charging station installation

To further enhance the agency’s customer connectivity options, Metra will also be installing free Wi-Fi in the waiting areas of downtown stations within 45 days, and it recently announced plans to test Wi-Fi on 11 cars systemwide before January 2016.

MBTA to deploy GIRO's HASTUS-Rail software

Keolis selected HASTUS-Rail after receiving on-site demonstrations of the software handling various scenarios that showed significant efficiency gains, cost savings and flexibility to adapt to Keolis’ operations, including compliance with the FRA’s hours of service regulations, according to the company.

Wabtec acquires Faiveley Transport

The strategic combination will create one of the world’s largest public rail equipment companies, with revenues of about $4.5 billion and a presence in all key freight rail and passenger transit geographies worldwide. 

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The resource for managers of class 1-7 truck Fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close