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Alstom and SATEE to supply traction system to Shanghai metro lines

Alstom and SATEE to supply traction system to Shanghai metro lines

28th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Alstom and its local joint venture, Shanghai Alstom Transport Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd. (SATEE), have been awarded a new contract worth €37 million by Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co., Ltd., to supply the state-of-the-art traction system to Shanghai Metro, existing lines 3 and 4. This new traction system will be operational in 2014.

Alstom: Inauguration of the T5 tramway line in Lyon

Alstom: Inauguration of the T5 tramway line in Lyon

21st Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

This November, Bernard Rivalta, President of the Transport Union of the Urban Area of Lyon (SYTRAL), Gérard Collomb, Senator and Mayor of Lyon, and Hubert Peugeot, Vice-President, Sales, Alstom Transport France, inaugurated the T5 tramway line serving the urban area of Lyon.

Alstom will supply 14 additional metro trains for Paris line 14

Alstom will supply 14 additional metro trains for Paris line 14

19th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

The transport authority of Ile-de-France region STIF(1) and the Paris metro operator RATP(2) have ordered 14 additional MP05 metro trains to Alstom Transport, for a total amount of €127 million, funded at 100% by the STIF. The new trains are intended for line 14 of the Paris metro as part of the northbound extension of the line to Mairie de Saint-Ouen station. Deliveries will begin in 2014 and end in 2015.

Alstom: São Paulo Metro Line infrastructure contract awarded

Alstom: São Paulo Metro Line infrastructure contract awarded

15th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Alstom as part of consortium was selected by São Paulo Metro to supply infrastructure on the second phase of the new metro Line 4-Yellow.  The contract is worth around €40 m to Alstom. The second phase is expected to be completed in the first half of 2015.

Alstom delivered according to plan

Alstom delivered according to plan

14th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Between 1 April and 30 September 2012, Alstom booked a sound level of orders at €12.1 billion, up 19% compared to the first half of last year, driven in particular by a strong semester for Transport.

Alstom to modernize 2 Massachusetts Bay rail fleets

Alstom to modernize 2 Massachusetts Bay rail fleets

5th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Boston’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has awarded Alstom Transport two rail fleet modernization contracts with a combined value of approximately €170 million. These contracts will be executed at Alstom’s rolling stock manufacturing facility in Hornell, New York. Both projects are scheduled to begin immediately.

Alstom delivers last Pendolino coaches for West Coast Main Line

Alstom delivers last Pendolino coaches for West Coast Main Line

24th Oct 2012 Press Release Rail News

Alstom delivers the last Pendolino coaches for the West Coast Main Line in (UK) operated presently by the operator Virgin Trains.  This delivery which occurs ahead of time concludes the train delivery part of the €1.8 billion order placed by the UK Department of Transport in 2008.