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 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 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 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 to supply five extra Citadis trams to Bordeaux Métropole
April 8, 2015
Alstom will supply five new Citadis trams to France’s Bordeaux Métropole, completing the existing fleet of 100 trams already in circulation on the approximately 49 miles of track, which makes up the network.
With a total of 105 trams ordered since the year 2000, Bordeaux will own one of the largest tram fleets in France.
The new Citadis trams, identical to the previous ones
Alstom to supply signalling, infrastructure for Cairo metro line
March 3, 2015
Alstom has signed two contracts with Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) to supply the signalling system1 and the infrastructure2 of the phase 4A of Cairo metro line 3, currently under construction. Alstom’s shares in these contracts are worth around $90 million.
Cairo’s metro carries 3 million passengers per day and this number should reach 5 million by 2020. Its network
Alstom awarded maintenance contracts for regional trains in Sweden
December 24, 2014
Alstom has been awarded a 9-year maintenance contract for Swedish commuter and regional trains by SJ for Västtrafik starting this month, and a 10-year maintenance contract by Arriva for Östgöta Trafiken commuter trains to start from June 2015.
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The Västtrafik fleet consists of a total of 63 Electrical Multiple Units (EMU) trains, 22