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.
Alstom NUG Propulsion System Co. has successfully applied its silicon carbide and permanent magnet motor propulsion system on a demo train.
Alstom, Gulermak and Arcada have been contracted by Cluj-Napoca in Transylvania, Romania to construct the city's metro line 1.
Adif has contracted Alstom to develop a new European Traffic Management System (ERTMS) for low-density lines.
Under a new group order, Alstom will supply the metropolitan areas of Toulouse, Brest and Besançon in France with a total of 22 Citadis trams
Île-de-France Mobilités has received the final tram for the T10 tramway, which will connect Clamart and Antony in just 25 minutes.
Alstom has been awarded contracts worth 54 million EUR to provide train-control and signalling systems for Delhi MRTS Phase-IV.
Alstom has been contracted to supply SNCF Voyageurs with 60 additional RER NG trains for lines RER D and RER E on the Île-de-France network.
Govia Thameslink Railway’s (GTR) first Class 387/1 Electrostar train has been retrofitted with ETCS in-cab signalling.
Québec City has awarded a 900 million EUR contract to Alstom for the supply of 34 Citadis trams for the Québec City Tramway.
Alstom will supply Level 2 European Train Control System (ETCS) signalling for 37 HLD77 locomotives in SNCB’s fleet in Belgium.
The Colas Rail / Alstom consortium will supply the track and overhead catenary system for the 2nd section of Grand Paris Express line 17.
RET Metro has launched a last-mile connection equipped with Alstom's signalling system from Rotterdam to Hoek van Holland Strand station.
Alstom and Irish Rail have unveiled a 1:1 scale mock-up carriage for DART+ to the Irish public at Irish Rail's Inchicore works in Dublin.
The first new metro trains have entered commercial service on Barcelona Metro's line 3. A total of 50 enter service over the coming months.
The Klang Valley MRT Putrajaya Line has officially opened to the public in the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley region of Malaysia.
PANYNJ and Newark Liberty International Airport have contracted Alstom to provide operations and maintenance services for AirTrain Newark.
Alstom has celebrated the completion of its 1000th tram manufactured at its production facility in Vienna, Austria.
Alstom has opened a production plant in Valmadrera, Italy to manufacture power transmission components for railway, metro and tram lines.
Alstom has delivered the first 8900 series train to ViaMobilidade for use on the 8-Diamante and 9-Esmeralda lines in São Paulo, Brazil.
RAILPOOL has ordered 27 new Traxx AC3 and Traxx DC3 locomotives from Alstom for use in Poland, Italy, Norway and Sweden.
Alstom has retrofitted the first 36 of 59 MÁV-START electric trains with its Atlas ETCS solution in order to increase speed and safety.
The Mostaganem tramway has enetered commercial service following a series of works by Alstom and Cosider to commission the two new lines.
Alstom has unveiled the first Citadis X05 tram that will be delivered to Nantes Métropole later this year.
Île-de-France Mobilités, the Société du Grand Paris and Alstom have unveiled the final design of Paris's future line 18 metro trains.
Alstom and RegioJet sign an agreement for the supply of a further 13 Traxx MS3 locomotives. These will operate in central Europe.
Norske tog has ordered a further 25 Coradia Nordic regional trains from Alstom in a contract valued at over 230 million EUR.
Alstom will operate its Coradia iLint hydrogen-powered train on the Réseau Charlevoix rail network in Quebec, Canada.
Alstom has concluded its project of manufacturing 163 DT5 metro vehicles for the Hamburg Metro, operated by Hamburger Hochbahn.
Metroselskabet has contracted Alstom to deliver mid-life fleet modernisation of the M1 and M2 metro trains in Copenhagen, Denmark.
VR Sweden has renewed a contract with Alstom to provide maintenance for the 30-strong Tåg i Bergslagen’s (Tågab) fleet of regional trains.
Alstom will carry out an overhaul of ScotRail’s Class 334 fleet of 40 trains that operate between Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Alstom has completed the extension of the PHX Sky Train automated people mover (APM) system at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Renfe has ordered an additional 49 additional Coradia Stream high-capacity trains from Alstom. These will be manufactured in Barcelona.
Alstom has signed a contract with Irish Rail (IÉ) to supply an additional 18 five-car X’trapolis trains for the DART+ network.
Nestlé Waters will become the first company in Europe to operate a hydrogen-powered freight train with a solution from Alstom and ENGIE.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has contracted Alstom to supply 312 metro cars for the Delhi Metro Phase IV expansion.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has commissioned Alstom and Siemens to each develop a vehicle concept for the new high-speed ICE trains in Germany.
Alstom has published a study entitled, 'The Role of Urban Rail in Sustainable Africa,' with EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services.
Alstom has been selected to manufacture and commission 78 metro coaches to operate on Phase II of the Chennai Metro in India.
Alstom has opened an expanded rolling stock plant in Taubaté, São Paulo, strengthening the company's presence in Brazil.
Alstom is expanding its presence in Saudi Arabia by opening a new regional office and HealthHub digital centre in Riyadh.
Alstom is recruiting 200 welders for its Česká Lípa site in the Czech Republica as part of its plans to hire 7,500 new recruits this year.
Alstom has signed a framework agreement with Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) to deliver an ERTMS supervision and control system across Italy.
Alstom has signed a new services contract with UK rail franchise Govia Thameslink Railway valued at £256 million.
Alstom to design, deliver and maintain the latest-generation ETCS level 2 signalling system (Baseline 3) for 120 SNCB HLE18 locomotives.
Metrolink has announced that all 27 of its new trams have now been delivered in Greater Manchester as part of a 72 million GBP investment.
Alstom has been contracted to supply Italian railway operator, Polo Mercitalia (FS Group) with 20 Traxx DC3 electric locomotives.
The Romanian Railway Reform Authority (ARF) has contracted Alstom to supply an additional 17 Coradia Stream inter-regional trains.
Alstom and SNCF have unveiled the TGV M high-speed Avelia Horizon train at Alstom's La Rochelle site in France.
The first two new Sounder S Line rail cars have arrived in Seattle as part of Sound Transit Board's 11-car order.
SNCF Voyageurs has ordered an additional 15 new-generation Avelia Horizon very high-speed trains from Alstom.
Alstom has completed production of the first two of 152 cars for the next generation Marseille metro in France.
Alstom has transferred its Coradia Polyvalent platform, its French Reichshoffen production site and its TALENT 3 platform to CAF.
ATM has contracted Alstom to electrify the first phase of Barcelona's tram connection using APS technology.
Alstom has started production of Metropolis trains for operation on Lines 8 – Diamond and 9 – Emerald in São Paulo, Brazil.
PKP PLK has granted approval to Alstom to use the ELS-96 wheel detector system on railway lines in Poland.
Alstom's recruiting 150 new software developers and testers for its Digital Products Engineering Centre of Competence in Katowice, Poland.
Alstom has won the contract to expand Rio de Janeiro’s VLT system. This will offer an integrated terminal connection to a new BRT system.
Alstom and CRRC’s JV has been contracted to provide operation and maintenance services for Hong Kong International Airport's (HKIA) APM.
Alstom's industrial centre in Trápaga, Spain will manufacture the propulsion system for the new Zefiro Express high-speed trains in Sweden.
NS’s new Intercity Next Generation Alstom train has been showcased to the public at Rotterdam Central Station in the Netherlands.
Alstom has concluded the transfer of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the ETR 1000 high-speed train to Hitachi Rail.
Alstom has signed an agreement to deliver a further 20 Traxx DC3 electric locomotives to Italy-based GTS Rail.
Alstom’s German autonomous rail pilot project has now entered its second phase with testing on two regional trains.
Alstom has carried out the first testing of a train retrofitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment at Network Rail's RIDC.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to design, build, and maintain the Tel Aviv Metropolitan LRT Green Line.
PKN ORLEN and Alstom have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the supply of zero-emission trains and hydrogen fuel.
Alstom has signed a contract to supply 130 Coradia Stream High Capacity electric double-decker trains to SFBW in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Alstom has delivered India’s first semi high-speed regional train for National Capital Region Transport Corporation’s (NCRTC) RRTS line.
Alpha Trains Group has awarded Alstom a long-term maintenance contract for 70 Traxx locomotives in its fleet.
Alstom has signed a framework contract with the Department of Transport Victoria, Australia, for 100 Flexity low-floor next generation trams.
ONxpress Transportation Partners has signed a multi-billion USD, 25-year agreement with Metrolinx for the On-Corridor Works Project.
Alstom has signed a new contract to provide operations and maintenance services for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s APM system.
Alstom has signed an agreement with Sweden’s national rail operator SJ to supply 25 Zefiro Express electric high-speed trains.
Alstom and ENGIE have signed a partnership agreement to supply a renewable hydrogen to heavy-duty European rail freight.
DB Regio has ordered 29 Coradia Stream high-capacity units from Alstom for use on the Frankfurt–Fulda–Bebra and Frankfurt–Wächtersbach lines.
Network Rail has awarded Alstom the contract to deliver Phase 5 of the London Victoria Re-signalling Programme.
Alstom has signed a contract with the Romanian Railway Reform Authority (ARF) to deliver 20 Coradia Stream electric inter-regional trains.
Alstom has signed three new supply contracts for Traxx DC3 locomotives in Italy during the latter half of January.
An Alstom / Avax joint venture has signed a signalling contract with Ergose to modernise the Thessaloniki – Idomeni mainline in Greece.
Chile: Alstom has been awarded the contract to supply its Metropolis rolling stock and Urbalis CBTC signalling system for Santiago's Line 7.
Alstom has won a £49 million signalling contract as part of Network Rail's Portsmouth Direct upgrade project.
Alstom has signed a new contract to install a complete driverless CBTC signalling system and electromechanical infrastructure in Istanbul.
Alstom has been awarded a 130 million GBP contract as part of Network Rail’s Cambridge re-signalling project.
Shanghai Metro has awarded Alstom’s Chinese joint venture SHBRT the maintenance contract for its Line 12 metro cars.
SNCF Voyageurs and Alstom have unveiled the first French electric-diesel-battery regional train this week.
Alstom has signed two contracts with Divisione Ferroviaria TUA, worth a total of 33m euros, to improve the Abruzzo rail network in Italy.
Alstom has delivered the fortieth and final Prima T8 AZ8A heavy freight locomotive to Azerbaijan Railways.
Alstom has won the contract to supply line 1 of the Turin Metro its latest generation fully driverless train-to-train CBTC system.
Alstom has been chosen to supply up to 50 of its third-generation electric Traxx locomotives to Belgium’s SNCB.
Alstom has signed three new maintenance contracts in Argentina, providing services to EMOVA and Trenes Argentinos.
European rolling stock leasing company Railpool has ordered 15 electric Traxx locomotives from manufacturer Alstom.
Deutsche Bahn will begin testing Alstom’s battery electric multiple unit (BEMU) on DB Regio passenger services from next week.
Alstom has released the details of its orders and sales for the first nine months of the financial year 2021/22.
Sławomir Cyza has been appointed CEO and Managing Director (MD) of Alstom in Poland, Ukraine and Baltic States.
Alstom has signed an agreement to provide up to 200 Coradia Nordic trains to Norske Tog in Norway's largest rail procurement contract.
The Lusail tramway has entered commercial service in Qatar with 28 low-floor Alstom Citadis X05 trams carrying passengers in the city.
DB Regio has ordered 17 Coradia Stream electric multiple units for the Main-Weser subnetwork between Frankfurt, Giessen, Marburg and Kassel.
Bucharest’s metro network operator Metrorex has chosen Alstom to continue providing maintenance services for its fleet until 2036.
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