Category Archives: AMERICA

ACTN consortium will complete the civil works for Cuenca Tram Project

The ACTN Consortium was selected to complete the civil works of the Cuenca Tram. It is composed of Alstom, CIM (Compagnie Internationale de Maintenance) and NGE Group (TSO and NGE contracting). The Consortium will perform the construction of the... ...

Phnom Penh Plans New Automatic Guideway Transit System

Public Works and Transport Minister Sun Chanthol led a Cambodian delegation from the Ministry on 15 November 2017 to visit the Yokohama Seaside Line Company, which operates the 10.6 km long, 14 station Kanazawa Automatic Guideway Transit (AGT) system... ...

Ontario Approves Establishment of High Speed Rail Planning Advisory Board

A High Speed Rail (HSR) corridor between Toronto and Windsor has moved one step closer to becoming reality, after the government of Ontario (Canada) approved plans to establish an HSR Planning Advisory Board. Ontario Moving Ahead on High Speed Rail... ...

Reveal of the livery of Alstom’s Avelia Liberty high speed trainsets for Northeast Corridor

The livery of Alstom’s next generation high speed trainset, Avelia Liberty, which will run on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) has recently been revealed. The design of the new livery is articulated around the overall shape of the train, in the... ...

Alstom ships the first additional train for Line 1 of the Metro of Lima, Peru

Alstom is shipping the first metro for the additional order for Line 1 of Lima metro. In 2016, Alstom has signed a contract with Graña y Montero Ferrovías for the supply of 20 additional trains and 39 cars in order to increase Line 1‘s fleet. The... ...

Metro de Panamá Announces Pre-Qualification Results for Line 3

On 26 September 2017 Metro de Panamá announced that seven entities of the nine that participated in the MPSA 01-2016 pre-qualification process meet the requirements to participate in the international public tender for the construction of Metro Line... ...

Alstom’s team in Brazil transfers technology to South Africans in the largest project in the company’s history

Alstom Brazil is making the technology transfer for the manufacture of X’Ttrapolis Mega trains to South Africans, following the contract activities already in execution with PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) for the modernization of the... ...

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