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Alstom - Articles and news items

Alstom invests in electric driverless shuttle company EasyMile

Industry news  •  19 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Alstom has invested €14 million in EasyMile, a start-up company currently developing electric driverless shuttles.

Consortium awarded metro system contract for Hanoi metro line 3

Industry news  •  17 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board has awarded an Alstom led consortium a metro system contract for Hanoi metro line 3 in Vietnam.

RATP and STIF order 20 additional MP14 metros for Line 4

Industry news  •  7 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Parisian public transport operator RATP has exercised an option to order 20 Alstom MP14 metros on behalf of Syndicat des transports d’Île-de-France (STIF) as part of a framework contract signed in January 2015.

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.

 

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