As the world’s population continues to grow, the global reliance on road vehicles for transportation is becoming increasingly unsustainable, especially in light of emission reduction goals. In 2017, almost 72% of transportation-based greenhouse gas emissions in the EU came from road transport, while only 0.5% was attributed to rail
UK International Trade Secretary, Rt. Hon Liz Truss MP, today visited Alstom’s Derby facility, to mark a major milestone in the Alstom-led Cairo Monorail project. The first Alstom Innovia 300 monorail for the project has been completed on time at Alstom’s Derby, UK factory and is now bound for Cairo.
The aforementioned transport authorities, ZV VRR and NWL, control a significant portion of both rail and bus transport in Germany's most populated Federal State, North Rhine-Westphalia, home to almost 18 million inhabitants; the state capital being Düsseldorf.
With the cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline and ongoing debate on the future of Enbridge’s Line 5, Calgary company, Transrail Innovation Group’s (TRIG) rail technology improves the safety and efficiency of shipping crude oil by rail tank cars.
Alstom has been selected by the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works to provide its state-of-the-art Cityflo 650 Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) solution for the Miami-Dade Metromover system. Under the approximately €120 million contract (around USD 140 million), Alstom will also replace or refurbish the power distribution system, the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System, guideway switches and other elements that make up the Metromover system, and introduce new features that will increase reliability and availability, lower maintenance costs, and enable more efficient operation while maximizing passenger safety
Leading manufacturer of cable glands, cable cleats and accessories, CMP Products has today launched a comprehensive ‘Knowledge Base’ to support customers and users of cable glands in a variety of industry sectors
The Coradia iLint, world's first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, manufactured by Alstom, world leader in green and smart mobility, has made its debut on the Railway Research Institute's test track in Żmigród, near Wrocław in Poland. Over two days, Alstom teams are presenting the train to a variety of local stakeholders, including regional operators, transport authorities, government decision-makers and leading media, in order to highlight the potential of the Coradia iLint for sustainable transport in Poland. The showcase comes in the wake of the announcement of Poland’s National Recovery Plan, which includes provisions for the introduction of thirty low-emission trains for Polish regional operators by 2026.