Category Archives: AFRICA

Alstom signs agreement for Lagos Blue Line metro in Nigeria

Alstom has signed a Head of Agreement with Lagos State Government represented by Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) for both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Lagos Blue Line metro. The signature took place at the France-Nigeria Business... ...

Alstom starts testing of the 1st Coradia Polyvalent train for Senegal

Alstom successfully started the test run of the first Coradia Polyvalent Train for Senegal at Alstom’s site in Reichshoffen (France). This event will mark the start of an extensive testing campaign prior to its departure. These tests will allow... ...

Alstom and EMA inaugurate the tramway system of the city of Ouargla in Algeria

Mr Abdelghani Zaalane, Algerian Minister of Public Works and Transport, today inaugurated the first tramway system of the city of Ouargla. The event was attended by Mr Kouraba Mostafa, Managing Director of EMA (Entreprise Métro d’Alger) and Henri... ...

Alstom and the SNTF celebrate the commercial entry into service of Coradia Polyvalent for Algeria

Mr. Abdelghani Zalene, Algeria’s Minister of Public Works and Transport, today celebrated the commercial entry into service of the first Coradia Polyvalent train for Algeria, as well as the opening of a mainline station that will be used by the new... ...

Alstom to supply 30 electric locomotives to ONCF

Alstom has been awarded a contract with ONCF for the supply of 30 electric Prima locomotives. The contract – which is the result of an international tender launched by ONCF in March 2017 – is worth around €130 million. While the 30 locomotives... ...

Alstom ships the first Coradia Polyvalent for the SNTF in Algeria

Alstom has shipped the first of the 17 Coradia Polyvalent ordered by the Algerian national rail transport company SNTF (Société Nationale des Transports Ferroviaires d’Algérie) on 29 July 2016. The train will be transported to the port of Savone... ...

Alstom’s JV Gibela moves the team dedicated to PRASA project in the new train manufacturing plant in South Africa

Alstom and its partners of its local South African joint venture company Gibela, have now moved since last week in the new factory and training centre complex in Dunnottar, Ekurhuleni which has now become Gibela’s corporate offices too. The plant... ...

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