Dubai Tram System: Alstom's Innovative Rail Tech Takes Off
June 17, 2015
— the Dubai Tram.
Alstom Transport was responsible for the design, integration and supply of this turnkey tramway project (the first for the Gulf region), which includes: the supply of Citadis trams, track laying, signaling — using Alstom’s Urbalis communications-based train control (CBTC) — communications systems, integrated operation control center, platform screen doors and ticketing
Alstom’s new computer-based interlocking system operating in Italy
July 16, 2015
Alstom’s new remotely controllable computer-based interlocking system, which was produced for Rete Ferroviaria Italiana, has now been activated at Bari Parco Nord.
The project involved replacing the previous electromechanical system with Alstom’s latest-generation of Smartlock 400 GP system and other related works, including the installation of electrical power supply, telecommunications
Alstom to extend Algeria's Constantine Tramway
July 30, 2015
Alstom, together with its three consortium partners1, will extend the Constantine areaTramway by 6 miles. Alstom’s share of the contract, awarded by EMA (Entreprise Metro d’Alger, Algeria’s public transport operator), amounts to around $87 million. The completion of the extension is scheduled for 3 years from now.
Alstom will supply the integrated system, tracks, catenaries
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 delivers first Citadis tram to Rio de Janeiro
July 9, 2015
Alstom’s first Citadis tram for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, arrived at Rio’s port after 20 days of transit from Alstom’s facility in La Rochelle, France where four more others are being produced.
This is the first of the 32 tramsets ordered from Alstom by the city of Rio de Janeiro through the VLT Carioca consortium in 2013 as part of an integrated catenary-free tramway system. The 27
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 to supply 13 Coradia Lint regional trains to Danish network
June 30, 2015
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Nordjyske Jernbane in Denmark to supply thirteen Coradia Lint regional trains. The trains will enter into service during the autumn 2017 in Denmark on the Nordjyllands network.
The Coradia Lint 41 is an environmentally-friendly low-consumption Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) that can reach a maximum operating speed of up to 87 mph. The two-unit trains
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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Alstom’s railcar design for Kochi, India metro unveiled
September 9, 2015
The design of the new Kochi, India Metropolis trainset, built by Alstom, was unveiled by Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) to Kochi residents.
The new metro will run on the Kochi’s new fully elevated metro rail network. Alstom, which was awarded the supply of 25 Metropolis trainsets in 2014 and two others during the course of 2015, is the main supplier of the city’s new metro network
Alstom's Attractis rail system
June 10, 2015
Attractis is an integrated tramway designed for fast growing cities with high population density but not yet equipped with a tram system. It integrates Alstom’s proven know-how and expertise and includes the manufacturing of the Alstom’s Citadis tramways, building the infrastructure and maintaining the entire tram system. In partnership with a civil works company, Alstom builds all the necessary