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

Industry news  •  21 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom will supply both traction systems and train control monitoring systems for 156 metro cars as part of Shanghai metro line 10 phase 2 project.

STIF to take delivery of 22 Citadis trams for line T9 in Ile-de-France

Industry news  •  14 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a contract worth €70 million, Alstom will supply 22 Citadis trams for operation on line T9 in Ile-de-France.

Caen la Mer to receive 23 Alstom Citadis X05 trams

Industry news  •  10 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The agglomeration community of Caen la Mer in north-west France will soon receive 23 Alstom Citadis X05 trams in a contract worth approximately €52 million.

New study suggests tramways have a smaller carbon footprint than BRT systems

Industry news  •  7 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Results of a new study suggest over a 30-year period, a tramway system emits about half as much CO2 as a BRT system operated with diesel buses.

First Metropolis trainset shipped to Mexico for operation on Guadalajara Line 3

Industry news  •  1 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Guadalajara metro Line 3 will soon take delivery of its first Metropolis trainset following shipment from Alstom’s factory in Barcelona, Spain.

Alstom to supply 30 next generation metros for Greater Lyon

Industry news  •  31 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom has revealed it is to design and supply 30 next generation metros for Greater Lyon in a contract worth €140 million.

Consortium to design and build Dubai’s Route 2020 Red metro line extension

Industry news  •  10 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) of Dubai has awarded the Route 2020 design and build contract to to Expolink, an Alstom-led consortium consisting of ACCIONA and Gulermak.

First cross-border Citadis trams delivered for service between Strasbourg & Kehl

Industry news  •  4 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The first Alstom Citadis trams for cross-border services between the city of Strasbourg in France and Kehl in Germany have been delivered for operational testing.

First car body shell for the Lucknow Metro Train unveiled

Industry news  •  9 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Alstom has unveiled the first car body shell of the Lucknow Metro Train at its plant in Chennai, India, where the metro trainsets are currently being produced.

Ottawa’s light rail Confederation Line to be maintained by Alstom

Industry news  •  2 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Rideau Transit Maintenance General Partnership (RTM) has selected Alstom to maintain Ottawa’s light rail transit system known as the Confederation Line.

Lima Metro Line 1 to receive 139 Metropolis cars in contract worth €200m

Industry news  •  1 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In an agreement worth approximately €200 million, Alstom will supply Metropolis cars and trainsets for operation on Lima Metro line 1.

Chengdu metro line 3 phase one enters passenger operation

Industry news  •  9 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Metro cars equipped with Alstom’s traction systems have begun revenue service on the recently opened phase one of Chengdu metro line 3.

China’s Chengdu Metro awards traction systems contract to Alstom

Industry news  •  1 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Chengdu Metro Corp Ltd has awarded a contract for the supply of traction systems for 288 metro cars to Alstom for operation on the city’s Line 3.

Riyadh Metropolis train: mock-up images and video unveiled

Industry news  •  14 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A full size mock-up of the new Riyadh Metropolis train has been unveiled by Alstom at a ceremony which also highlighted the completion of the Riyadh Metro Green line excavation works.

Rio de Janeiro tramway opens ahead of Olympic Games

Industry news  •  8 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Rio de Janeiro has celebrated the opening of its first integrated tramway system two months ahead of the city hosting the Olympic Games.

 

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