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Alstom delivers first metro trainset to Dubai

Alstom has delivered the first of the 50 Metropolis trainsets to the Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA).

Alstom-Bombardier Consortium to Supply 153 AZUR Metro Cars to Montreal

A Bombardier and Alstom consortium has signed an amended version to a previous contract signed in October 2010. This contract is for the consortium to provide a further 17 nine-car trainsets (comprising 153 AZUR metro cars in total) to the Société de transport de Montréal.

German Transport Minister Launches Additional Rail Projects

The German Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, BMVI, has announced that the transport minister Andreas Scheuer has presented many new rail projects that are to be given priority in planning and implementation in the coming years.

SKF Partners with Siemens to Improve Railway Reliability

Condition monitoring and cloud-based data acquisition platforms are set to revolutionise the way railway operators address their asset management obligations.

Alstom to Showcase Digital Mobility Solutions at SmartCity Expo World Congress

The SmartCity Expo World Congress, which will take place in Barcelona, Spain, on 13–15 November, is a rail show that will focus on five key areas: digital transformation, urban environment, mobility, governance and finance, and inclusive and sharing cities.

Stadler Presents New FLIRT Akku for the First Time

The media got to see the FLIRT Akku, the battery-powered version of Stadler’s FLIRT series, for the first time last week. It is both energy-efficient and quiet. In addition, it is flexible as it can be deployed on routes that are not fully electrified and even on routes that are not electrified at all.

Africa’s Largest Train Manufacturing Plant Opens in Dunnottar

The largest and most cutting-edge train manufacturing facility in Africa was opened today by the Alstom-led Gibela joint venture in Dunnottar, South Africa. The official opening was performed by South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa.

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