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Trenitalia and Alstom present the first Pop vehicle

The first example of the Trenitalia Pop train was shown today to the press and to the stakeholders at the Alstom site in Savigliano. In July, the first homologation tests on tracks, necessary to the subsequent admission into service, will start. The... ...

Alstom presents first freight locomotive for Azerbaijan

Alstom today presented the first Prima T8 AZ8A electric freight locomotive for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY). The event took place at Alstom’s site in Astana, Kazakhstan, where 40 such locomotives are being manufactured by Alstom joint venture EKZ. The... ...

Alstom to upgrade the on-board train control system on high-speed trains in Switzerland

Alstom has been awarded a contract by SBB, the Swiss Federal Railways, to upgrade the on-board train control systems of its entire Astoro fleet, which represents 19 Pendolino high-speed trains previously delivered by Alstom. This contract is worth... ...

Alstom re-enters the German tram market with 38 Citadis for Frankfurt

Alstom has signed a contract worth around €100 million with Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF), the transport operator in Frankfurt, Germany, for the supply of 38 Citadis trams with special adaptations for the German market. The... ...

Alstom presents the standard design of Aptis, its 100/100 electric mobility solution

Alstom presented the new design of Aptis, its 100% electric, tram-inspired mobility solution, at the European Mobility Exhibition that took place from June 12 – 14 in Paris. This new design is the one for the standard vehicle, for which the first... ...

Alstom receives recognition awards from the sector for the manufacture of Trains and Signalling Systems

Alstom was recognized as “Best Manufacturer of Passenger Rolling Stock” and “Best Manufacturer of Systems and Products – Signalling, Control and Telecommunications,” according to the Revista Ferroviária 2018 Award. These... ...

Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro

Alstom has, for the past few weeks, been conducting initial dynamic tests for the Riyadh Metro Project at the FAST consortium Line 4 Depot Test Track in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Metro Project, owned by Arriyadh Development Authority... ...

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