Alstom Transport has a presence in over 60 countries, is the world leader in the high and very high speed train sector and is the only multi-specialist constructor in the railway sector.
Alstom develop and market a complete range of systems, equipment and services for the railway sector which allows them to offer “turnkey” solutions, managing entire transport systems including rolling stock, signalling and infrastructure.
Maintaining their global presence and always organised to provide the best possible service for its customers, Alstom continues to invest in high end segments, whilst still developing products aimed at the needs of emerging markets.
Alstom offers a huge range of rolling stock that combines technology, reliability, styling and comfort using standardised components whilst paying particular attention to the environment.
Their product range includes high and very high speed trains, trams, metros, commuter and intercity trains, as well as tilting trains and locomotives.
Alstom Transport proposes a complete range of sustainable solutions for track laying, electrification and electric power supply for lines, and the supply of electromechanical equipment for installation alongside tracks, in stations and in depots. Its engineers rely on their knowledgeof all aspects of rail systems to resolve integration problems and optimise costs.
Alstom Transport supplies workshops, the necessary equipment and a qualified workforce. In 2008, the company completed, for instance, the 25kV electrification of three rail lines in the Algiers suburbs. Three electric sub-stations and 350km of catenaries were also installed.
At the cutting edge of information solutions, Alstom provides operators with the means to guarantee entirely safe and fluid transport of passengers or goods, thereby optimising productivity for networks.
Alstom can offer integrated systems processing all data of a rail network thanks to a control centre (Iconis) constantly exchanging information with networks (via Smartway track products), interlocking systems (via Smartlock system) and on-board equipment (Automatic Train Control).
Alstom offers a range of customised services to public or private rail operators. The objective is to guarantee global, safe and optimised management of rolling stock – whether it is manufactured by Alstom or not – and equipment throughout its operating life cycle: maintenance, renovation, spare parts management, technical support and assistance…
A daily partner to the operator, for global long term sustainable performances, Alstom implements tailored solutions from technical support, spare parts and logistics solutions to global maintenance and modernisation programmes for all types of Alstom or non Alstom rolling stock.
Alstom also has unparalleled experience and solid expertise in maintaining and improving performances of rail infrastructure. Alstom can assure maintenance, renovation and technological upgrade of all fixed installations on rail networks: signalling, tracks, stations, tunnels, bridges, workshops, depots…
HESOP is a Tramway Substation that captures the energy produced during braking and reinfuses it in to the electrical grid, all while prioritising the natural fl...
With 60% of the world’s population, 5 billion people, slated to live in cities by 2030, rail network operators are hard pressed for urban mass transit solutio...
Alstom and MMRC revealed a mock up of the train for the Aqua Line in Mumbai. Alstom is supplying 31 8-car units as part of a 2018 contract.
Alstom and FS Italiane have reconfirmed their partnership with Bologna University. A four-week course will equip students with vital skills.
Alstom is set to test the new Coradia iLint in the Netherlands. This is due to a signage between Alstom, Engie, Arriva and ProRail.
Alstom is celebrating a milestone for its Hanoi Metro contract signed in 2017. The first trainset will be complete by the end of the month.
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the contract to design, build, maintain, operate and finance the Hurontario LRT.
Avignon's first tram line opened to the public on 19 October with Alstom Citadis X05 trams. A second line is scheduled to open in 2023.
Alstom Ubunye has opened its rail factory in Ekurhuleni. It will supply components to Gibela Rail where the PRASA trains are being built.
Alstom is to supply 42 Metropolis trainsets for Barcelona. Barcelona currently runs Metropolis trains on Lines 9 and 10 of its metro.
Alstom has been awarded the contract to retrofit 17 ICE 3 trains with its Atlas ETCS solution in a contract worth more than 30 million euros.
The Paris-Lyon high-speed line is to get the Atlas ERTMS Level 2 solution to increase capacity on what is Europe's busiest route.
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 37 / 38 for 09–20 September 2019.
Metronet has made public a tender for the construction of an assembly and maintenance depot for railcars in Bellevue, Western Australia.
Deutsche Bahn is investing in hybrid technology for its maintenance fleets and shunting locomotives to reduce its environmental impact.
Alstom will deliver 4 additional Coradia Lint trains for Denmark. The operator, Nordjyske Jernbaner, will receive the units by mid-2021.
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 36 for 02–06 August 2019.
Alstom equipped the entirety of Wuppertal Suspension Railway (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn) with the Atlas ETCS train control system.
Alstom will exhibit a number of solutions at Expo Ferroviaria 2019. They include rolling stock, infrastructure, signalling and services.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 34/35: all the latest rail news, including rolling stock, franchise contracts and sensor technology.
Alstom has delivered the first five Coradia Polyvalent Léman Express trains to SNCF. They are due to enter service on 15 December 2019.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 33: all the latest rail news, including rolling stock and signalling contracts and station technology.
First-Trenitalia are awarded the West Coast Partnership. The operator will take over services on the West Coast Main Line in December 2019.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 32: all the latest rail news, including rolling stock and signalling contracts and station technology.
Alstom has been chosen by the Hello Paris joint venture to supply 13 trains from its Coradia family for the CDG Express, due to open in 2025.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 31: Alstom supply 10 additonal Coradia trains to various French regions, launch the Citadis and more.
Alstom will supply 10 additional Coradia Polyvalent Léman Express trains to the French region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
Alstom have received an order from the French regions of Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée for 5 additional Coradia Polyvalent trains.
Alstom's Citadis X05 tram for Caen la Mer has been inaugurated and will start running on three new lines in the region.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 29: Stadler celebrate the roll-out of the new KISS train and supply 80 TRAMLINK trams to Milan.
China: Alstom has been contracted by Nanjing Metro to supply the train control and traction systems for the driverless Line 7.
The first of the 27 Class 175 DMUs manufactured by Alstom between 1999 and 2001 has been upgraded and has re-entered passenger service.
The high-speed line between León and Valladolid, Spain, now has fully operational ERTMS Level 2 signalling from an Alstom-led consortium.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 28: Alstom supplies final 'Jazz' train, traction systems for 222 metro cars and delivers training.
Following a MoU Alstom and Ajman University (UAE) signed in February, Alstom has trained 15 students and is now offering apprenticeships.
Alstom has won a contract to supply the traction systems for the metro vehicles for phases one and two of the new Line 5 in Xian, China.
Alstom and Trenitalia have celebrated the delivery of the final Jazz train that will improve regional and commuter services in Italy.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 27: Vivarail wins Environment Award, Switzerland invests 1 billion in its rail infrastructure and more.
An Arcadis-Mott MacDonald joint venture has been awarded a design contract for a section of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest line.
Hamburg has ordered an additional 32 DT5 metro trains from the Alstom-Bombardier consortium. They will enter service from January 2021.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 26: A look at UNIFE's most recent Vision Paper, Bombardier NINA trains undergo modernisation and more
Alstom will equip eleven Harsco Rail Europe maintenance vehicles for SBB (Swtizerland) with its ATLAS 200 Baseline 3 ETCS solution.
Alstom has won a contract with ODEG in Germany to supply 8 Coradia Lint diesel trains. They will enter service from December 2022.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 25: Bombardier announces new car assembly site in California, HS2 gives a talk at Rail Live and more.
The Alstom JV KEP has successfully tested the P80 point machine over a six-month period, during which it performed 1200 switches.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 24: the CEE & Poland Co-Building the Belt & Road conference, rolling stock contracts and more.
The operator SFBW in southwest Germany has ordered an additional 15 Coradia Lint 54 DMUs from Alstom, bringing the total to 33.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 23: Alstom, Bombardier/Hitachi and Siemens mobility release their proposed train designs for HS2.
Alstom has unveiled its design for the HS2 trains. HS2 is the new high-speed railway line for the UK. HS2 Ltd will award the contract in 2020.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 22: Alstom delivers the first MP16 metro train and begins production of locomotives in Kazakhstan.
The Alstom-Transmashholding joint venture EKZ has commenced production of the Prima M4 electric passenger locomotive, type KZ4AT.
Alstom has delivered the first MP16 rubber-tyred train for Line B of the Lyon metro. Dynamic testing on the network will begin in late May.
The Sydney Metro enters commercial service: on Sunday 26 May, the new Alstom Metropolis trainsets began operating on the 36km line.
Alstom has adjusted and improved the incremental train control system on a freight network in Colombia. It has also equipped a new section.
Fahma GmbH has ordered 27 hydrogen fuel cell trains from Alstom – the Coradia iLint, which will begin operating in Hesse in December 2022.
Alstom is presenting its to-scale model of its Breeze hydrogen train at Railtex. Mike Muldoon will also give a talk on the technology.
France's Région Sud has ordered five further Coradia Polyvalent Régiolis regional trains from Alstom, which it will receive in 2020–2021.
The Railway-News Industry Insider Week 18 with all the rail news from 29 Apr to 3 May, including the new 'explosion-proof' train for Tel Aviv.
Panama Metro Line 2 opening: Panama's capital now enjoys a 2nd metro line, with Alstom's CBTC system allowing trains every ninety seconds.
After the city of Ottawa's announcement in 2018 to buy trains from Stadler, the contract for the Trillium Line trains has now been signed.
Amtrak is increasing Acela Express services on the Northeast Corridor on Saturdays prior to introducing the new Avelia Liberty fleet in 2021.
NordWestBahn has won the tender to continue running the RSBN franchise in Bremen / Lower Saxony until 2036. It started services in 2010.
The Railway-News Industry Insider Week 15, with all the week's rail news, including problems with the ICE 4 and new trains for South Africa.
Alstom has unveiled its first finished Coradia Polyvalent commuter train for the Léman Express project, connecting France and Switzerland.
PRASA has unveiled the first X'Trapolis Mega trains to Cape Town. Manufactured by the Alstom JV Gibela, the total order is for 600 units.
Global railway news summary: our Industry Insider week 14, with rail news from Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and the UK.
Alstom's Le Creusot site in France, which specialises in train bogies, has unveiled the highest-capacity welding robot in the rail industry.
Alstom, contracted for both rubber and steel-wheeled metro trains for the Grand Paris Express, is to deliver an additional 23 trains.
In the Industry Insider Week 13: Deutsche Bahn considers sale options for DB Arriva and Stadler wins its biggest vehicle order to date.
Alstom has won contracts to supply its train control and Urbalis 400 signalling solution to both the Mumbai and Pune metros in India.
The French region of Occitanie has ordered 13 new four-car Alstom Coradia Polyvalent Régiolis trains, bringing the total up to 46.
The new Grand Paris metro lines, together the Grand Paris Express, have created an infrastructure project of unprecedented magnitude:
The Industry Insider week 12 featuring all the must-read rail news stories from 18–22 March, including the Eurotunnel shuttle refurbishment.
Bayerische Regiobahn GmbH, a Transdev subsidiary, has ordered 41 Coradia LINT trains from Alstom. Delivery should be completed by September 2022.
First announced at InnoTrans 2018, Alstom's StationOne online marketplace for suppliers and buyers in the mobility sector is now live.
All the important news from the railway sector for week 11 of 2019 in the Railway-News Industry Insider, from rolling stock orders to signalling and more.
Alstom has successfully put into operation its Smartlock 400 interlocking signalling system at Maghagha station in Egypt, its second project on the line.
Alstom and Barletta Engineering have won a Boston subway signalling contract to upgrade the equipment for the city's red and orange lines.
Alstom has won the contract to provide the third-rail electrification for the extension works of Phase 2 of the Namma Metro in Bangalore.
The new MP14 rolling stock for Line 14 of the Paris Metro has begun dynamic testing on Line 1, following successful static testing.
Alstom-Siemens merger denied: following an investigation by the EC and remedial proposals by Alstom and Siemens, the EC has ruled against the merger.
Alstom and Ajman University in the United Arab Emirates have signed a MoU. In return for expertise, Alstom will have access to the local talent pool.
Alstom issues update about its merger with Siemens. The statement addresses the remedy proposal made to the European Commission on 12/12/2018.
Spanish rail operator Renfe has awarded three maintenance contracts to Alstom. They cover full maintenance services for 15 Avelia Pendolino high-speed trains. T...
Alstom's Coradia Polyvalent train undertook its first trip in Senegal on 14 January 2019. Both Alstom and APIX, the agency that promotes investment and major wo...
Alstom has announced that by the end of 2018 it had fitted and commissioned the 500th Siemens Vectron locomotive with the ETCS level 2 solution Atlas 200. This ...
Swedish public transport operator Skånetrafiken has received the final 30 Coradia Nordic regional trains from Alstom. This completes orders placed in 2014 and ...
Alstom and ROSCO Eversholt Rail have revealed a new hydrogen train design for the United Kingdom. They have named this train 'Breeze'. Alstom and Eversholt Rail...
Canadian rail company Rocky Mountaineer has selected Alstom to rebuild two further SilverLeaf cars. The SilverLeaf modernisation contract involves Alstom fully ...
Alstom has delivered the first of 40 Prima T8 freight locomotives to Azerbaijan. Specifically, they are of the type 'AZ8A' and will operate on the Baku-Tbilisi-...
Private, French-owned (Transdev) rail operator Bayerische Oberlandbahn GmbH (BOB) and Alstom have signed a contract for 25 Coradia Lint trains. This contract fo...
Luxembourg's national rail operator CFL has ordered 34 Coradia regional trains from Alstom. The trains in question will be high-capacity double-decker models, i...
The Nice airport tram link started operating on 14 December 2018. The Nice Côte d'Azur east-west light rail extension, which connects the city to its airport, ...
Grand Avignon, France, received its first Alstom Citadis X05 tram on 13 December. It took the tram three days to travel from its assembly site in La Rochelle. A...
One of the most effective selling points of rail transport is that it's green. The Coradia iLint was successfully tested in Germany in 2017 and 2018 received fe...
Alstom today confirms plans to bring its world leading hydrogen technology to trains in the UK. This is the first substantive industry response to the Governmen...
Alstom and the Land Transport Authority of Singapore have signed a contract agreeing the order of 69 Metropolis Trains for the country's metro system.
Alstom will supply a full APS ground-level power-supply solution for the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. The solution will be installed on the new ten-kilom...
Alstom has received an order worth over €27 million from Hessische Landesbahn GmbH (HLB), transport operator in the state of Hesse, for the delivery of 5 Cora...
Alstom has shipped the first Metropolis trainset for Panama metro line 2 from its factory in Barcelona (Spain). All 20 metros ordered for Panama Line 2 will be ...
Alstom has been awarded four contracts totalling around €330 million by Trenitalia, the Italian national train operator, for the supply of 54 Coradia Stream r...
Alstom announced the completion of its first all-electric locomotive from its state-of-the-art locomotive facility at Madhepura in the State of Bihar, on schedu...
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