Metropolis, Megacity, Megalopolis… All of these terms aptly describe the exponential growth in urban populations. In 2012, half of the world’s people live in urban areas; by 2030, city dwellers will represent two thirds of the population.
Italy is to get its first hydrogen trains with delivery starting in 2023. FNM has ordered six Coradia Stream trains from Alstom for Lombardy.
Alstom and Kiepe Electric have won a contract with the Cologne Public Transport Authority (KVB) for 64 low-floor Citadis trams.
Alstom has completed the first phase of the Lusail light rail project in Qatar. It will run 28 low-floor Citadis X05 trams.
Alstom gives an update on its acquisition on Bombardier Transportation in its H2 2020 financial results, including a timetable of events.
Alstom's SriCity factory in India, which opened in September 2012, has reached the milestone of having manufactured 500 metro cars.
Casa Transport has ordered 66 Alstom Citadis X05 trams for the Casablanca's tramway. The contract includes an option for 22 further units.
Bucharest's metro operator has ordered an initial 13 Alstom Metropolis trains, with an option for a further 17 units, to run on Line 5.
The ground-breaking ceremony for Germany's second hydrogen refuelling station for passenger trains has taken place in Hesse.
Belgorail has certified Alstom for its latest ETCS standard, making Alstom the first fully certified company in the world in this arena.
The first successful test runs for a locomotive equipped with Alstom's latest ERTMS Baseline 3 Release 2 have taken place in Norway.
Alstom has completed the Matai section of the Beni Suef-Asyut line in Egypt, the sixth section of the line Alstom has upgraded.
Alstom's WAG 12B electric locomotives have been approved for operations at 120km/h by the Ministry of Railways in India.
The first MP14 metro train by manufacturer Alstom has entered passenger service on Line 14 in Paris between Olympiades and Saint-Lazare.
Alstom has won a contract to supply 49 Citadis trams to Nantes Métropole. The Citadis trams operate in 23 French cities to date.
Alstom has won a three-year signalling contract with Network Rail to upgrade the equipment in the London Victoria area.
Île-de-France Mobilités, Société du Grand Paris and Alstom have revealed the design of the metro trains that will run on lines 15, 16 and 17.
The test runs of Alstom's hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, have been deemed a success by the Province of Groningen, Netherlands.
OEBB and Alstom are testing the Coradia iLint hydrogen train in Austria for 10 weeks to determine the efficacy of the green technology.
Alstom has conducted a digital track inspection using its TrackTracer technology on the Metro Ligero network in Madrid, Spain.
Alstom has implemented its signalling system on the San Martín Line in Argentina and will provide 15 months of technical support.
Alstom has started the validation tests for its Prima T8 AZ8A locomotives for Azerbaijan. They are being performed on the main freight line.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom, following Alstom's commitments.
A ground-breaking ceremony has taken place for the new hydrogen refuelling station that is to be built in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Alstom has delivered the first two of eight new 55m Citadis trams to Ireland for operation on the Luas tram network in Dublin.
Alstom has successfully delivered its power supply and interlocking systems for the Mallawi section of the Beni Suet-Asyut line in Egypt.
Alstom has published its financial results for Q1 of 2020/21, with total orders up compared to the same period in the previous year.
The Route 2020 metro extension in Dubai has opened to passenger operations. Alstom, as part of a consortium, was a major contributor.
Alstom has won a contract to supply the integrated metro system for the extension to Line 7 of the Taipei metro in Taiwan.
Alstom plans to submit commitments to the Commission in anticipation of its planned acquisition of Bombardier Transportation early next year.
Alstom has received full certification for its ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2 solution featuring its data fusion algorithm for trains in Norway.
Alstom is providing remote support services to the operational control centre for lines 1,2 and 4 of the MetrôRio, Rio de Janeiro
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has chosen Alstom Signalling LLC to upgrade its SCADA system, which was installed in 1996.
Indian Railways has put its first Alstom Prima T8 electric locomotive into commercial service, after a contract for 800 units signed in 2015.
The Occitanie region in France has received Alstom's 300th Coradia Polyvalent type Régiolis under a 2009 contract with SNCF.
Alstom has given an update on its plans to acquire Bombardier Transportation in its 2019/20 full year results.
Alstom has signed a services partnership for the CBTC signalling and train control solution Urbalis on Singapore's Circle Line.
Alstom's Hesop system has become operational in Hamburg, making Hamburger Hochbahn AG the first adopter of Hesop in Germany.
Alstom to equip 77 regional trains operating in Sweden and Denmark with its Atlas ERTMS Level 2 solution ready for passenger service in 2023.
Hessische Landesbahn in Germany has ordered 30 Alstom Coradia Lint 41 diesel multiple units, which are to enter passenger service in 2022.
Alstom, in a consortium, has won a contract to supply rail solutions to modernise and rehabiliate a strech of the Rhine-Danube corridor.
Strasbourg is to get an additional 17 Alstom Citadis trams, which will bring its fleet up to 80, with 63 units already in operation.
Following rumours, Alstom and Bombardier have now announced they have signed an MoU for Alstom's acqusition of Bombardier Transportation.
Alstom has won a contract with Deutsche Bahn to equip 19 ICE 1 trains with its ETCS solution. It will complete the works by September 2021.
Alstom has delivered its 130th Citadis tram to Bordeaux. The city ordered these trams in four tranches starting in 2000.
Alstom has won a contract with transport authorites in Leipzig for the design, manufacture and maintenance of 11 Coradia Continental BEMUs.
Premier Mark McGowan and Transport Minister Rita Saffioti unveiled the design of the new Australind railcar at Bunbury station.
The 56 Alstom Pendolino trains operating on the West Coast Mainline are to be fully refurbished. Alstom will also maintain them until 2026.
Alstom has won two components contracts in China, supply traction systems to Xian and traction systems and bogies to Dujiangyan.
Alstom has delivered the first of 30 Prima M4 locomotives to Morocco's national rail operator ONCF. ONCF placed the order in 2018.
Alstom has won its first contract in Bulgaria. Bulgarian state railways BDZ has awarded Alstom a maintenance contract for 46 multiple units.
The new L2 light rail line has opened in Sydney, connecting Circular Quay with Randwick over 12km and 14 stations 7 days a week.
The Franco-Swiss railway line CEVA opens: first services began on 12 December with full passenger operations commencing on 15 December.
Alstom has started manufacturing the trains for Line 3 of Mumbai's metro network at its Indian SriCity facility in Andhra Pradesh.
Alstom will provide Angers Loire metropole with 20 Citadis trams for service from 2022, costing a total of almost 55 million euros.
Alstom and the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia have signed a contract for 43 trains for Perth. Delivery will begin in 2022.
Alstom's Avelia AGVs have hit a milestone of 100 million kilometres travelled across the high-speed Italian network for operator NTV..
Alstom's first Citadis X05 tram for the Île-de-France T9 line was inaugurated in Orly on 3 December. Alstom will supply 22 trams in total.
Alstom and FERROVIENORD have signed a contract for 31 Coradia Stream EMUs for the Lombardy Region. Delivery will commence in 2022.
The Alstom-Bombardier consoritum have won a contract with Île-de-France Mobilités for 44 four and five-car metro trains for Paris.
Alstom has won a metro contract in Marseille. It will provide 38 new rubber-tyred metro trains and automation equipment for lines M1 and M2.
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The government of NSW will acquire 23 additional Alstom Metropolis trains for the seamless operation of the Sydney Metro, once extended.
TransPennine Express has launced its new Nova fleet, unveiling the trains to the public at Liverpool Lime Street station on 22 November.
Alstom and SBB have signed a second ten-year maintenance contract for 25m euros for on-board ETCS equipment installed between 2003 and 2008.
The German Pro-Rail Alliance has honoured Alstom employee Saskia Schulz with its 2019 innovation prize for shaping mobility
Alstom has presented the new rubber-tyred future metro for the Lille metropolitan region at the 3rd Assises des Mobilités.
After signing a framework agreement in 2016, Alstom has delivered the first of 46 Coradia Stream 'Pop' trains to Trenitalia.
After signing a contract with DB Regio, Alstom will deliver 19 Coradia Continental trains to Baden-Württemberg.
The Recoletos Tunnel in Madrid has been undergoing upgrade works worth 45 million euros. Alstom has now completed the signalling works.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Alstom has delivered the first five Coradia Polyvalent Léman Express trains to SNCF. They are due to enter service on 15 December 2019.
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First-Trenitalia are awarded the West Coast Partnership. The operator will take over services on the West Coast Main Line in December 2019.
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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.
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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.
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