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  • Signalling equipment at Quseia in Egypt (Photo Alstom)

    Egyptian signalling equipment commissioned


    EGYPT: Alstom has installed and commissioned a Smartlock 400GP electronic interlocking, Iconis SCADA and an 11 kV substation at Quseia to cover a 15 km section of the 240 km Beni Suef – Asyut line along the Nile to the south of ...

  • KTZ Alstom Prima M4 KZ4AT loco (1)

    Kazakh-built passenger locomotive commissioned


    KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ has commissioned the first Alstom Prima M4 KZ4AT electric passenger locomotive to be assembled locally rather than imported from France. KTZ has ordered a total of 302 Prima T8 KZ8A freight locomotives and 119 Prima M4 KZ4AT passenger locomotives since 2010. ...

  • Sao Paulo CPTM Series 9000 train (Photo: Leonardo Vncs/CC BY-SA 3.0)
    Metro Report International

    Suburban trains ordered for São Paulo operating concession


    BRAZIL: The ViaMobilidade joint venture of CCR and RuasInvest has selected Alstom to supply 36 eight-car Metropolis trainsets for São Paulo suburban lines 8 and 9, which it is to take over from CPTM in January 2022 under a 30-year operating and maintenance concession. The ...

  • Delhi - Meerut RRTS train impression (Image: Alstom)

    Production of Delhi – Meerut RRTS trains begins


    INDIA: Alstom has begun production of the electric multiple-units ordered for the 82 km Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut Regional Rapid Transport System commuter line. The Rs25·77bn rolling stock contract awarded by National Capital Region Transport Corp in May 2020 covers 30 six-car 25 kV ...

  • An Alstom Régiolis trainset is being tested in the Czech Republic

    Alstom targets growth, innovation and efficiency in 2025 strategy


    ALSTOM: The board has approved the updated Alstom in Motion 2025 strategic plan, which focuses on capturing strong market growth opportunities, reinforcing innovation leadership, driving efficiency and ensuring the successful integration of Bombardier Transportation. The Alstom in Motion strategy was first announced in 2019. Its ...

  • Athens metro Line 4 contract
    Metro Report International

    Athens metro Line 4 main works to begin


    GREECE: Major construction works for Athens metro Line 4 are to start this summer, after the contract for final design work, construction and commissioning was signed by Attiko Metro and a consortium of Alstom, local construction company Avax and Italian tunnelling company Ghella. The contract, ...

  • Paris metro Alstom MP14 train for Line 11 cab (Photo: Alstom/Samuel Dhote)
    Metro Report International

    Paris orders more MP14 trainsets for Line 11


    FRANCE: Île-de-France Mobilités has exercised an option to order a further 19 MP14 rubber-tyred trainsets from Alstom for the Paris Metro. The €132m order announced on July 8 covers 19 five-car units with driving cabs, which are intended to be used by metro operator RATP ...

  • PCC Intermodal Pesa Gama loco impression

    PCC Intermodal orders two types of electric loco


    POLAND: PCC Intermodal has awarded two contracts for the supply of electric locomotives to support expansion of its container services. Under the first contract signed on June 29 Alstom is to supply four Traxx MS3 multi-system locomotives, and provide staff training and full maintenance services. ...

  • Stuttgrat Abellio EMU (Photo Portraitor, Pixabay)

    Alstom awarded second Stuttgart ATO contract


    GERMANY: The Land of Baden-Württemberg’s rolling stock management body SFBW has awarded Alstom a contract to retrofit 118 regional trainsèts with ETCS and automatic train operation equipment for operation in the Stuttgart area.

  • Miami-Dade Metromover (Photo: Alstom)
    Metro Report International

    Miami-Dade Metromover modernisation contract


    USA: Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation Public Works has awarded Alstom a $140m contract to modernise railway systems on the Metromover peoplemover. This will include the supply of Cityflo 650 communications-based train control, and replacing or refurbishing the power distribution and SCADA systems ...

  • Alstom and Fundación ONCE renew their collaboration agreement to continue building a more accessible and universal mobility

    Fundación ONCE advises Alstom on disability inclusion


    ALSTOM: Alstom and Spain’s ONCE Foundation for Co-operation Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities have renewed a collaboration framework agreement which aims to improve the usability and comfort of trains for people with disabilities and the elderly. Projects which have benefited from the ...

  • CFL has awarded Alstom a contract to equip 34 Coradia Stream EMUs for automatic train operation, in what the supplier says will be the first project in Europe to fit a regional train fleet for Grade of Automation 2 using ATO over ETCS (Image: Alstom).

    Regional train automation contract awarded


    LUXEMBOURG: National railway CFL has awarded Alstom a contract to equip 34 Coradia Stream EMUs for automatic train operation, in what the supplier says will be the first project in Europe to fit a regional train fleet for Grade of Automation 2 using ATO over ETCS. ...

  • eg Cairo Alstom Innovia 300 monorail Derby 1
    Metro Report International

    Cairo monorail train rolled out in Derby


    EGYPT: The first of 70 four-car Innovia 300 driverless monorail trainsets for two lines which are under construction in Cairo has been rolled out at Alstom’s Derby plant in the UK. In August 2019, Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels and a ...

  • S-Bahn Hamburg has confirmed an order for Alstom to supply a further 64 three-car Class 490.1 dual-voltage electric multiple-units
    Metro Report International

    Hamburg S-Bahn train order confirmed


    GERMANY: DB Regio subsidiary S-Bahn Hamburg has confirmed an order for Alstom to supply a further 64 three-car Class 490.1 dual-voltage electric multiple-units to support expansion of the city’s S-Bahn network. The order has been placed using the final options on a 2013 contract with ...

  • Stuttgart S-Bahn Class 423 (Photo: Alstom/Dominik Schleuter)

    Stuttgart S-Bahn automatic train operation and ETCS contract awarded


    GERMANY: DB Regio has awarded Alstom a €130m contract to supply ETCS and automatic train operation technology as part of a project to upgrade the Stuttgart S-Bahn network under the Stuttgart 21 programme ETCS onboard equipment suitable for Level 2 or Level 3 operation will ...

  • DSB Alstom Coradia Stream EMU impression (3)

    Green transport no longer a distant vision as DSB signs landmark electric train contract


    DENMARK: ‘After many years of planning and preparation, we can now start the practical work of getting the trains of the future to Denmark’, said DSB CEO Flemming Jensen when the national passenger operator signed a major framework contract with Alstom for the supply of electric multiple-units.

  • Tren Maya P'atal train impression (Image Alstom) (2)

    Contract for jaguar inspired Tren Maya fleet signed


    MEXICO: The 36·6bn pesos contract to supply 42 diesel and electro-diesel trainsets for the Tren Maya project was signed in the presence of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on June 9. National tourism promotion fund Fonatur announced on May 26 that it had chosen a ...

  • Wuhu Monorail (Photo: CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Ltd)
    Metro Report International

    Wuhu monorail maintenance contract awarded


    CHINA: The CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems joint venture has been awarded a 27-year contract to maintain the guideways and trainsets for the monorail network which is under construction at Wuhu in Anhui province. Opening is planned by the end of this year. In 2017 ...

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    Tren Maya rolling stock supplier selected


    MEXICO: National tourism promotion fund Fonatur has selected a consortium led by Alstom’s Bombardier Transportation México subsidiary as preferred bidder for a contract to supply rolling stock, communications systems and depots for the Tren Maya project, The contract announced on May 26 covers the supply ...

  • HLB Alstom Coradia Continental EMU

    Service increase and new EMUs agreed under next Mittelhessen-Netz operating contract


    GERMANY: Rhein-Main and Nordhessen transport authorities RMV and NVV have awarded Hessische Landesbahn the next Mittelhessen-Netz contract to operate Mittelhessen-Express services, and the incoming operator has placed an order for 32 Alstom Coradia Continental electric multiple-units. Running for 15 years from December 2023, the operating contract ...