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Alstom to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trains to Victoria

Alstom to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trains to Victoria

Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Public Transport Victoria (PTV), the State’s public transport authority, to supply nine additional X’Trapolis trainsets for Melbourne’s suburban rail network. This will expand PTV’s fleet to 101 trains (606 cars) delivered from Alstom’s manufacturing facility in Ballarat since 2002. The …

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European Anti-Fraud Office finds serious irregularities in contracts for Budapest Metro Line 4 project 

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Hungarian Government has made public the investigation carried out by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) in relation to irregularities identified in Budapest Metro Line 4 project implementation. OLAF investigations has revealed a conflict of interests in the HUF 22.9 bn contract signed with Alstom Transport, for which a financial correction of 100% should be applied. “There is …

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Alstom to supply traction, static inverter and train control monitoring systems for Shanghai metro line 2

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Shanghai Shentong has awarded Alstom a EUR 17 million contract by to supply traction systems, static inverters (SIV), and train control monitoring systems (TCMS) for 64 new metro cars destined to circulate on Shanghai metro line 2. The new metro cars will extend 16 existing metro trainsets from four cars to …

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Alstom delivers first metro trainset to Guadalajara in Mexico

Alstom delivers first metro trainset to Guadalajara in Mexico

Alstom, in partnership with CPVM, a company part of OHL group, delivered on January 24th to the Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transporte (SCT) the first of the 18 Metropolis trains that will circulate on the new Line 3 of Guadalajara metro network. Line 3 – which will be operated by the …

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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