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Alstom - Articles and news items

Alstom presents Coradia iLint zero-emission train at InnoTrans

Rail industry news / 21 September 2016 /

Alstom has unveiled the Coradia iLint zero-emission train at InnoTrans 2016 trade fair in Berlin.

Innovation partnership to develop next-generation TGV

Rail industry news / 12 September 2016 /

SNCF and Alstom have joined forces through an innovation partnership which will help create the next-generation TGV.

Amtrak awards high-speed train contract for Northeast Corridor

Rail industry news / 30 August 2016 /

Amtrak has awarded a design and build contract for 28 new high-speed trains to Alstom for operation between Boston and Washington D.C.

Trenitalia orders 150 Coradia Meridian trains for regional operation

Rail industry news / 9 August 2016 /

Trenitalia, the Italian national operator, has awarded a framework contract for 150 new medium-capacity regional trains to Alstom.

High-speed record set in Kazakhstan with KZ4AT passenger locomotive

Rail industry news / 21 July 2016 /

Rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has set a new high-speed record in Kazakhstan whilst conducting tests on its KZ4AT passenger locomotive on the line South East of Astana.

Qinghai-Tibet Railway awards ITCS signalling contract to Alstom

Rail industry news / 20 July 2016 /

CASCO Signalling Co. Ltd – an Alstom and Chinese joint venture – have been awarded a contract by Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company to supply a Train Control System (ITCS) signalling solution.

Alstom to carry out repainting work on Virgin Trains Pendolino fleet

Rail industry news / 11 July 2016 /

Alstom is to carry out repainting work on Angel Trains owned Pendolino fleet operated by Virgin Trains on the West Coast Main Line.

Australia receives its first ETCS Level 2 signalling system in Sydney

Rail industry news / 29 June 2016 /

Alstom has delivered and fitted Australia’s first European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2 signalling system covering suburbs in the south of Sydney.

KfW IPEX-Bank to finance Saxony-Anhalt diesel multiple units

Rail industry news / 16 May 2016 /

KfW IPEX-Bank has announced the financing of new diesel multiple units (DMUs) for the regional public transport network in Saxony-Anhalt.

Alstom completes major refurbishment of Virgin’s Pendolino fleet

Rail industry news / 4 May 2016 /

A major overhaul of Virgin Trains’ Pendolino fleet which operates on the West Coast Main Line has been completed by Alstom at its purpose-built facility in Manchester.

Network Rail awards £90m re-signalling and power upgrade contracts on GWML

Rail industry news / 27 April 2016 /

Network Rail has awarded two contracts worth £90 million to increase capacity and reliability on the Great Western Main Line (GWML) between London and Reading.

Trenitalia takes delivery of first Coradia Meridian Jazz EMU for Campania

Rail industry news / 27 April 2016 /

Trenitalia has taken delivery of the first Alstom Coradia Meridian Jazz EMU for Campania as part of a regional train order originally signed in 2012.


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