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Bangalore Metro’s Green Line enters commercial service

Industry news  •  22 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Bangalore Metro has launched operations on its Green Line connecting Nagasandra in North Bangalore with Yelachanahalli in the South, the last section of Bangalore Metro Phase 1.

Kochi metro inaugurated in India

Industry news  •  19 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The metro of Kochi in India has been inaugurated in the presence of the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.

Chengdu metro line 4 enters complete commercial service

Industry news  •  12 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Chengdu metro line 4, which forms part of the city’s core metro line network, has entered complete commercial service.

NGE Group and Alstom selected for Avignon tramway project

Industry news  •  1 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The NGE group and Alstom have been selected as part of a project involving the civil works platform and track works for the Avignon tramway.

CTS orders 10 extra Citadis trams for Strasbourg in agreement worth €28m

Industry news  •  3 February 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Strasbourg transport company CTS (Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois) has ordered 10 additional Alstom Citadis trams in an agreement worth €28 million.

SYTRAL awards automatic operation contract for Lyon metro

Industry news  •  31 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

French public transport authority SYTRAL has signed a contract with Alstom for the supply of new automatic operation systems to lines B and D of the Lyon metro.

Alstom to deliver 15 Citadis trams for Kaohsiung tramway in Taiwan

Industry news  •  26 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Alstom is to supply 15 Citadis trams for phase two of the Kaohsiung tramway project in Taiwan.

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.