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  • Alstom's Reichshoffen plant
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    CAF close to acquiring Alstom’s Reichshoffen plant

    2022-06-20T12:40:00Z

    FRANCE: CAF is in the final stages of taking over Alstom’s Reichshoffen rolling stock factory in Alsace, the Spanish company said on June 20. Alstom offered to divest the former De Dietrich plant and the Coradia Polvalent train family produced there in order to obtain European ...

  • LNVG Alstom Coradia Lint (Photo: Alstom)
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    Driverless regional train research gets underway

    2022-06-20T11:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Work has started on a project to develop and test technology for the driverless operation of regional passenger trains, and to identify the regulatory changes which would be needed to permit future use. The project is being undertaken by Alstom, the DLR aerospace research centre ...

  • Alstom Coradia Polyvalent
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    CAF cleared to acquire Talent 3 and Coradia Polyvalent designs

    2022-05-30T15:35:00Z

    EUROPE: Alstom’s divestment to CAF of the Coradia Polyvalent and the former Bombardier Transportation Talent 3 platforms has been approved by the European Commission.

  • Alstom and fuel company PKN Orlen have signed a strategic agreement to co-operate to supply fuel cell trains and hydrogen.
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    Polish hydrogen train co-operation agreement

    2022-05-26T10:10:00Z

    POLAND: Alstom and fuel company PKN Orlen have signed a strategic agreement to co-operate to supply fuel cell trains and hydrogen. Sławomir Cyza, President & Managing Director of Alstom in Poland, Ukraine & the Baltic States, said he hoped Alstom would the first company to introduce ...

  • Transport agency PT Mass Rapid Transit Jakarta has signed memoranda of understanding with Alstom and Thales to explore technology and procurement options for future urban rail projects.
    Metro Report International

    MoUs to explore Jakarta urban rail options

    2022-05-26T05:00:00Z

    INDONESIA: Transport agency PT Mass Rapid Transit Jakarta has signed memoranda of understanding with Alstom and Thales to explore technology and procurement options for future urban rail projects. There are plans to expand Jakarta’s urban rail network to 235 km by 2035, to reduce traffic congestion ...

  • DSB Alstom Coradia Stream EMU impression
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    Composite floors ordered for Danish EMUs

    2022-05-21T05:00:00Z

    DENMARK: In its largest project to date, Portuguese company MCG Transportation is to manufacture the floors for the 100 five-car Coradia Stream electric multiple-units which Danish national operator DSB has ordered from Alstom. The composite floor units are being designed and produced to meet Alstom’s specific ...

  • Tel Aviv Green Line Alstom Citadis tram impression
    Metro Report International

    Tel Aviv Green Line light rail contract awarded

    2022-05-18T10:15:00Z

    ISRAEL: Tel Aviv urban transport project promoter NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit Systems has formally awarded the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Tramway consortium a €2·6bn contract to design, finance and build the Green Line light rail route and provide 25 years of maintenance. The consortium of Alstom, local ...

  • The first trainset for the Delhi Regional Rapid Transit System has been rolled out at Alstom’s former Bombardier Transportation Savli plant in Gujurat.
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    First Delhi RRTS trainset handed over

    2022-05-10T07:59:00Z

    INDIA: The first trainset for the Delhi Regional Rapid Transit System has been rolled out at Alstom’s former Bombardier Transportation Savli plant in Gujurat. The first of 40 trainsets being built for the 82 km Delhi – Meerut corridor was handed over ...

  • Baden-Württemberg Alstom Coradia Stream EMU impression (2)
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    Alstom signs its biggest rolling stock contract in Germany

    2022-05-09T13:29:00Z

    GERMANY: Alstom has signed its largest-ever order in Germany, a €2·5bn contract to supply Baden-Württemberg rolling stock agency SFBW with 130 Coradia Stream High Capacity electric multiple-units equipped for automatic operation. The partly double-deck EMUs are to be used on regional services from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe, ...

  • ČD Pendolino trainset.
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    Pendolino ETCS contract awarded

    2022-05-06T09:00:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: National operator ČD has awarded a contract for its flagship fleet of seven Class 680 Pendolino trainsets to be equipped with ETCS, which will allow them to operate at up to 200 km/h on sections of the network. The contract worth KC413·9m was awarded ...

  • Standard Class - Refurbished Pendolino
    Rail Business UK

    Refurbished Pendolino returns to service with more seats and an updated interior

    2022-04-25T10:40:00Z

    UK: Avanti West Coast has returned to service the first of its 56 Pendolino trainsets to be modernised in a £117m refurbishment programme.

  • Melbourne Alstom NGT G Class tram impression
    Metro Report International

    Energy storage, accessibility and local content in Melbourne’s Next Generation Trams contract

    2022-04-21T10:58:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: Victoria’s Department of Transport has awarded Alstom a €700m framework contract to supply 100 G Class customised Flexity 2 trams to Melbourne from 2025. The agreement announced on April 21 includes 15 years of maintenance, which Alstom said would make it ’the biggest tram contract ...

  • Toronto GO Expansion impression
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    Electric locos and ERTMS confirmed in Toronto’s GO Expansion programme

    2022-04-20T10:44:00Z

    CANADA: Infrastructure Ontario and the ONxpress Transportation Partners consortium have signed the On-Corridor Works agreement, covering the largest and most complex elements of the GO Expansion programme to replace infrequent diesel-powered commuter services in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area with an all-day two-way network of ...

  • South Tirol STA Alstom Coradia Stream impression
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    South Tirol opts for Coradia Stream instead of Talent EMUs

    2022-04-11T09:45:00Z

    ITALY: South Tirol transport authority STA has modified its order for multi-system electric multiple-units, with Alstom now to supply eight Coradia Stream units instead of the seven Talent 3 sets originally envisaged. In May 2019 STA awarded Bombardier Transportation a €65·8m contract to supply seven 3 ...

  • Paris Metro Line 11 Alstom MP14 rubber-tyred trainset (3)
    Metro Report International

    MP14 trainsets tested on Paris Line 11 extension

    2022-04-08T11:15:00Z

    FRANCE: Test running with new five-car MP14 rubber-tyred trainsets has started on the eastern extension of Paris metro Line 11, transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités and operator RATP announced on April 6. The new sets for Line 11 are the third batch of MP14 stock to be ...

  • Alstom ENGIE
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    Freight locomotive fuel cell partnership

    2022-04-07T09:00:00Z

    EUROPE: Alstom and ENGIE have signed a co-operation agreement to facilitate the deployment of high-performance fuel cells to power electric freight locomotives on non-electrified branch lines and sidings. Alstom is developing the fuel cell technology, and ENGIE is to produce and distribute ‘renewable’ hydrogen, having previously ...

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    Double-deck EMU order confirmed

    2022-04-07T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: DB Regio has finalised its contract for Alstom to supply 29 Coradia Stream High-Capacity electric multiple-units to be used on Kinzigtal services RE50 Frankfurt - Wächtersbach - Fulda - Bebra and RB51 Frankfurt - Wächtersbach from December 2025. The double-deck EMUs will feature four-seat bays ...

  • SJ Alstom Zefiro Express train impression (Image: Alstom)
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    SJ orders 250 km/h trains as ‘the best travel product in Scandinavia’

    2022-04-06T09:19:00Z

    SWEDEN: SJ has signed a €650m contract for Alstom to supply 25 Zefiro Express 250 km/h trainsets, which the national passenger operator says will complement its refurbished X2000 fleet as ‘the best travel product in Sweden and Scandinavia’, meeting the demand for ‘climate-smart, comfortable and efficient’ ...

  • TGV M 1003 power car 22003 (Photo: Romain Vergnères)
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    TGV M power cars transported from Belfort to La Rochelle

    2022-04-04T12:01:00Z

    FRANCE: Power cars from the first of the TGM M trainsets ordered under SNCF’s TGV of the Future programme, branded Avelia Horizon by the manufacturer, have been transported from Alstom’s Belfort factory to La Rochelle.

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    Rolling out a digital workspace

    2022-04-02T05:00:00Z

    ALSTOM: During the pandemic DXC Technology implemented digital workspaces from Citrix to provide Alstom’s engineers with secure and reliable remote access to essential apps. These include a critical in-house CAD tool that requires powerful graphics workstations and a low-latency, high-performing local network. ‘The cost of an ...