The first of the 12 high-capacity Citadis tramway for the Lyon urban area was presented in front of the Part-Dieu station in Lyon by Hubert Peugeot, Business Development & Sales Vice President of Alstom Transport France to Bernard Rivalta, President of SYTRAL (Lyon Urban Area Transport Union).
Alstom and AO Locomotive, a subsidiary of the Kazakh Railways, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), have signed a contract for the full maintenance, major overhaul and modernization of 27 passenger locomotives KZ4AC for a period of 25 years.
Given that the Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI) STIs) have applied since early 2012 to freight trains travelling through the Channel Tunnel, the Eurotunnel Group and Alstom held tests during the night of September 29th to 30th with Alstom’s new generation of Prima II locomotives in order to validate its compatibility with Channel Tunnel systems and security standards.
The first Citadis tramset for the Tours tramway was delivered to the maintenance centre at a ceremony presided over by Jean Germain, Mayor of Tours and President of the Tours metropolitan area.
Alstom has been awarded an order from Ferrovie Nord Milano, Lombardy regional railways operator, for 10 additional Coradia Meridian regional trains.
NETINERA Deutschland and Alstom Transport have signed a contract worth around €300 million for the supply of 63 Coradia Lint regional trains.
Alstom has received an order from the Swedish Public Transport Authority Östgötatrafiken AB for eight additional Coradia Nordic regional trains.
Signalling Solutions Ltd (SSL), the Alstom Transport and Balfour Beatty Rail joint venture company, has been awarded a contract worth €8 million from Network Rail to deliver a prototype for the introduction of a new National Rail Traffic Management System. The delivery is scheduled for 2013.
Alstom has been awarded an order from the Swiss federal railway operator, SBB, to supply 8 additional New Pendolino high speed trains that will be added to the existing fleet of 7 trains already owned by SBB.
Alstom has recently signed a contract with Banedanmark - the Danish railway infrastructure owner - to deliver on-board equipment to railway operators in Denmark and equip 503 of their trains with Atlas ERTMS1 signalling solution.
Alstom has begun its dynamic test campaign on the Coradia Polyvalent - the latest addition to its range of regional trains.
RATP(1) announced that they will place an order with the Alstom-Bombardier consortium for 70 additional duplex trainsets, known as MI09s.