Alstom ships the first Citadis tram to Cuenca, Ecuador
May 13, 2015
The first Citadis tram for Cuenca has left Alstom’s factory at La Rochelle and is being shipped to Ecuador. On 17 May it is scheduled to leave the port of Antwerp towards its final destination where it is expected to arrive by end of June. The 13 remaining tram units are currently being manufactured at the Alstom site in La Rochelle. The last tram is expected to be completed by October 2015
Alstom Citidis tramway for Dubai
November 12, 2014
Alstom's Citadis tramway for Dubai - Production and tests. La Rochelle Alstom site. Copyright: Alstom Transport / TOMA – C. Sasso
Alstom set to launch 2 key innovations at UITP 2015
April 28, 2015
Alstom will launch at UITP 2015, being held in Milan, Italy, June 8-10, two major innovations in the field of urban transport: an integrated tramway solution and the extension of electrical power supply for trams as well as for other modes of transport.
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When visiting Alstom's booth, visitors will be able to learn more about
Alstom light rail vehicles enter service at OC Transpo
March 13, 2015
The Alstom Coradia Lint trains delivered to OC Transpo entered into service on the approximately 4-mile light rail O-Train Trillium Line in Ottawa, Canada.
The Alstom Coradia Lint for Ottawa has a capacity of 260 passengers and is designed for enhanced passenger comfort and experience. The train also features a low-floor for easy access, spacious seating and aisles, large panoramic
Alstom to supply three extra train sets to Swiss Metro
May 5, 2015
Alstom will supply three extra metro train sets to Transports Publics de la Région Lausannoise SA (tl) for line m2 of the automatic, rubber-tyred metro of Lausanne in Switzerland. The train sets, consisting of two cars each, will be identical to the first 15 train sets delivered in October 2008 (1) .
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Line m2 of the tl network
Alstom awarded contract for 25 more 'Jazz' trains
April 23, 2015
Alstom was awarded two contracts worth approximately $183 million by Trenitalia, the Italian national train operator, for the supply of 25 additional “Jazz” regional trains.
The new orders, which are exercised as two options under a contract signed in 2012, bring Trenitalia’s Jazz fleet to 95 trainsets.
“Jazz” is the latest generation of Alstom’s Coradia Meridian range designed
Alstom Citadis tram technology debuts in China
April 9, 2015
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 $76 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
Alstom to develop zero-emission train
March 19, 2015
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.
The new trains for Hermann-Hesse railway line will be completely emission-free. In times
Alstom secures power supply contract for Kochi metro in India
March 31, 2015
Alstom was awarded a contract worth $12.5 million from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide receiving and auxiliary main substations for the Kochi metro. This contract includes high voltage cabling from the state grid for the new 16-mile metro line. Alstom is the main supplier of Kochi metro after it has been awarded previous orders for 25 Metropolis trainsets1, signalling, telecom
Alstom joint venture inaugurates Algerian assembly, maintenance site
May 12, 2015
CITAL, a joint-venture (JV) composed of Alstom, EMA (Entreprise du métro d’Alger) and Ferrovial, celebrated the inauguration of its Citadis tramway assembly and maintenance site in Annaba, Algeria.
Created in 2011 to assemble and maintain the Alstom Citadis trams for Algerian cities, CITAL supports the industrialization of the country and boosts the local economy. To date, the JV counts