Home / Tag Archives: Alstom

Tag Archives: Alstom

SNCF selects Alstom-Bombardier consortium for EUR 3.75 bn rolling stock contract

SNCF selects Alstom-Bombardier consortium for EUR 3.5 bn rolling stock contract

SNCF has selected the Alstom-Bombardier consortium to renew the trains on lines D and E of the Île-de-France network. This contract for 255 trains (130 for the RER D and 125 for the RER E), worth an estimated 3.75 billion euros, is the largest contract ever financed by STIF. For …

Read More »

Alstom has supplied the Citadis trams to the Bordeaux Metropole for the inauguration of the extension of line C

brodeauxtram_800px

Alstom has supplied the 26 Citadis trams for the inauguration of the new branch of line C which took place on Saturday 17 December. The new 7-kilometre line includes six stations in Blanquefort, Bruges, Le Bouscat and Bordeaux, thereby providing access to the centre of Bordeaux by tram for the …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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

abb-traction-transformers ALstom a-india

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 …

Read More »

Tramway system emits half as much CO2 as a BRT diesel system, study reveals

carbon-footprint-of-the-tramway-versus-bus-rapid-transit-systems

Alstom and Carbone 4, a consulting company specialised in climate-resilient and low-carbon strategy, presented today the results of a study demonstrating that tramways have a smaller footprint than Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems. This occurred in the lead up to COP22 that will be held in Marrakech, Morocco, in which …

Read More »

Hong Kong Kwun Tong Line extension enters revenue service

csm_0328_6f4cccc3d3

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 …

Read More »

Alstom presents its Coradia Polyvalent regional train for Romania

20161011_coradia-romania800x400

Alstom has presented its Coradia Polyvalent regional train to be used by Romanian state-owned rail infrastructure manager CFR SA. Designed and produced in France, the train, especially built for Romania, is fully functional but without interior fittings. The design, configuration and fitting of its interiors will be entirely performed locally …

Read More »

The French Government, Alstom present plan to maintain the railway activities on Belfort site

Photo: lemonde.fr

Christophe Sirugue, French Minister of State for the Industry and Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Alstom Chairman and CEO, presented today in Belfort a plan to maintain the railway and industrial activities on Belfort site. The axes have been identified and constitute an alternative plan compared to the previous plan: announcements of orders, …

Read More »

Alstom presents emission-free train powered by hydrogen fuel cell at InnoTrans

coradia_ilint

Alstom has presented its new CO2-emission-free regional train at InnoTrans. Coradia iLint is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, its only emission being steam and condensed water while operating with a low level of noise. Alstom is among the first railway manufacturers in the world to develop a passenger train based on such …

Read More »