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Alstom delivers the 130th Citadis tram to Bordeaux Métropole

Alstom has delivered the 130th Citadis tram to its long-time customer Bordeaux Métropole, its historic customer. The city now has one of the largest tram fleets in France, having been ordered in four tranches beginning in 2000 and beginning passenger service in 2003.


CAF Wins Contracts with VY and HKL in Norway and Finland

CAF has won contracts worth more than 100 million euros in Norway (with VY) and Finland (with Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos).CAF has won contracts worth more than 100 million euros in Norway (with VY) and Finland (with Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos).


UK Government to Give HS2 the Go-Ahead

Today the UK government will give HS2 the go-ahead. Having weighed up the pros and cons of the infrastructure project, the rail line connecting London to the north of England via Birmingham.


Alstom to equip another 19 ICE high-speed trains with ETCS

12 January 2020 – Alstom has obtained an order by Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) to retrofit 19 additional ICE1 high-speed trains with the newest ETCS[1] signalling standard. The retrofitting work, worth more than €10 million, is scheduled to be completed by September 2021.

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FLIR ITS-Series Rail thermal cameras help Infrabel prevent accidents and infrastructure damages

Infrabel, a Belgian rail infrastructure management company, installed 30 FLIR ITS-Series Rail thermal cameras to enhance safety. Railway operators at Infrabel can now detect people on tracks with 99% accuracy which consequently prevents accidents and damages to the infrastructure.


Trains go green: focus on battery and hydrogen

In February 2020, we have received an order for eleven battery powered regional trains for the Zweckverband Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen(VMS) in Germany. These are the first battery trains to be ordered from Alstom. Offering both hydrogen and battery is an important milestone for the Alstom, as it further proves our central role on the emission-free mobility market. We caught up on our milestones and the next steps for emission-free solutions with Brahim Soua, VP Regional Rolling Stock platform.

Eiffage News

Eiffage and VINCI Energies consortium (50/50) wins the contract to implement electrical infrastructure on the first sections of Grand Paris Express Lines 16 and 17

The Aline consortium, led by Eiffage through the economic interest group Eiffage Énergie Systèmes Ferroviaires in a partnership with VINCI Energies subsidiary SDEL Transport Grands Projets, has won the contract, with a value of over €68 million, to implement the electrical architecture for Lines 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express.


DB Agrees Strategic Collaboration with Ukrainian Railways

Deutsche Bahn AG, DB Engineering & Consulting, and JSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic collaboration.



Hitachi Rail successfully commissions Taipei Circular line Phase 1 Driverless Metro The first section of Taipei's fully automatic mass rapid transit Circular line has been successfully commissioned by Hitachi Rail, and had entered into commercial service on 31 January 2020.

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