Alstom to deliver 25 additional Jazz regional trains to Trenitalia :Alstom has been awarded two contracts worth around â¬170* million by Trenitalia, the Italian national train operator, for the supply of 25 additional âJazzâ regional trains. These new orders, which are exercised as two options under a contract signed in 2012, bring Trenitaliaâs Jazz fleet to 95 trainsets.
PROSE and TD Rail & Industry merge :Winterthur, Switzerland and VÃ¤sterÃ¥s, Sweden: The two technical consulting
companies TD Rail & Industry, VÃ¤sterÃ¥s, Sweden, and PROSE, Winterthur,Switzerland, have decided to join forces, effective from April 13, 2015.
Hill International Acquires Turkish Project Management Firm IMS :Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced that it has acquired IMS Proje Yonetimi ve Danismanlik A.S., a firm that provides project management services for international developers, institutional investors and major retailers. IMS, which has approximately 80 professionals, is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
UITP Meeting in Milan 2015 :Mayors from 30 of the world’s biggest cities will be invited to attend the upcoming UITP World Congress & Exhibition in Milan, in a move aiming to highlight both the economic value of efficient urban public transport and the growing influence of local decision makers.
Details of mega project Kanal Istanbul are coming to light :The population of the town to be built around new Turkey’s mega project Kanal Istanbul has been reduced to 500,000 upon the order of President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan. Furthermore, tall buildings will not be included in the project that will connect the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea.
Venkaiah Naidu unveils first âMade in Indiaâ car-body shell for Kochi Metro :The manufacture of Kochi metro coaches has officially commenced at Sri City manufacturing unit of Alstom Transport India Limited.
China to create the worldâs first hydrogen tram column published :Core Tip: March 19, the worldâs first hydrogen column tram in CSR Qingdao Sifang Locomotive Co.