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World’s first Citadis X05 Light Rail Vehicle delivered to Sydney

Industry news  •  1 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

Alstom has delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia, as part of the CBD and South East Light Rail project.

Citadis tram enters service in Algeria

Industry news  •  28 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

The Citadis tram in Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria, has been inaugurated by the Minister of Transport and Public Works Abdelghani Zaalane.

RTA inspects progress and mock-up Route 2020 train for Dubai Metro

Industry news  •  21 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

A delegation from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has visited France to check on progress in the manufacturing of 50 new trains for Dubai Metro.

Rideau Transit Group (RTG) orders 38 tram-trains for Ontario

Industry news  •  28 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

RTG has ordered 38 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for the Stage 2 O-Train Light Rail Transit Expansion Project in Ontario.

Alstom and NTL unveil the second Aptis prototype

Industry news  •  27 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Alstom and NTL have presented the second Aptis prototype, a 100% electric solution for mobility, in Versailles.

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.