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Alstom delivers first Lucknow Metro trainset

Alstom delivers first Lucknow Metro trainset

Alstom has delivered ahead of schedule the first Metropolis trainset to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). On 01 December, 2016, the metro trainset – which will now enter into a trial phase – has been officially presented to the customer. The event was held in the presence of Mr. Akhilesh …

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Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro line 10

Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro line 10

Alstom has been awarded a EUR 31 million contract to supply traction systems and train control monitoring systems (TCMS) for 156 metro cars of the Shanghai line 10 phase 2. The line is expected to start revenue service in 2018. Line 10 is the first driverless metro line in Shanghai. It …

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ABB to supply 1600 transformers to Alstom for new freight locomotives in India

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ABB has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 new electric freight locomotives in India. The new locomotives will expand Indian Railways’ capacity, easing congestion on busy routes for both freight and passenger services. The transformers will be manufactured locally in ABB’s Vadodara facility in …

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Nokia to provide Korea Rail Network Authority with LTE-R network for high-speed railway operation

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Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) as a supplier for LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services. The network will be deployed on a railway line between Wonju and Gangneung as part of preparations for the major international sporting event being …

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Hong Kong Kwun Tong Line extension enters revenue service

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The Hong Kong metro Kwun Tong Line extension entered into revenue service on Sunday 23 October. Alstom supplied the signalling solution and infrastructure to MTR, the Hong Kong’s metro network operator who awarded Alstom the project back in 2012. The Kwun Tong Line extension (KTE) is 2.6 km long, adding …

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China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation may seek acquisitions in Brazil

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China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) may seek acquisitions in order to expand on the Brazilian rail market, informs Technologistica. CRRC is interested in acquiring a Brazilian company and in launching rail equipment manufacturing activities locally, Vice-President Jun Wang said. In spite of the fact that road transport is predominant in the country, the company believes in the competitive potential of railways in the …

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Alstom – CASCO Signalling consortium to supply signalling system for Qinghai-Tibet Railway

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Alstom and its Chinese joint venture CASCO Signalling Co. Ltd. as a Consortium has been awarded a contract by Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company to supply  and improve the Incremental Train Control System (ITCS) signalling solution on the section Gelmod to Lhasa of Qinghai-Tibet regional line by the end of August 2018. The …

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China’s railway network to reach 150,000 km by 2020

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China has approved a new mid-and-long term national rail plan, during the State Council meeting on June 29. According to the new plan, China’s railway network will reach a total of 150,000 km by 2020, of which about 30,000 km will be high-speed railway. Key objectives include the expansion of the high-speed rail network to …

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Alstom provides Australia’s first ETCS Level 2 signalling system in Sydney

Alstom delivers Australia’s first ETCS Level 2 signalling system in Sydney

Alstom has supplied, installed and tested Australia’s first ETCS Level 2 signalling in New South Wales as a pilot trial as part of the Automatic Train Protection Project for the State’s transport authority, Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW). The installation of both the on-board and trackside equipment covers 4 …

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Deutsche Bahn increases market presence in China

Deutsche Bahn increses market presence in China, signs new agreements

Deutsche Bahn (DB) signed today two memoranda of understanding in China, aiming to increase market presence. During Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to China, DB and CRRC (China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation) have agreed to continue cooperation in the establishment and the optimization of a maintenance system for high-speed multiple units and in providing mutual support for solving operational …

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