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Coradia iLint hydrogen train receives approval for commercial operation in German railway networks

Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On 11 July, Gerald Hörster, President of EBA, presented Alstom with the... ...

Fortieth customer for Siemens locomotive

The Rath Group and Siemens have signed a contract for the delivery of three Vectron multisystem (MS) locomotives. The locomotives are planned for freight service and will operate in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland... ...

NCTD Board Approves Purchase of New Locomotives to Serve San Diego County

The North County Transit District (NCTD) Board of Directors approved the purchase of five new Siemens locomotives at the June Board meeting. The five locomotives being replaced were originally built between 1975-1992 and were purchased as used by NCTD.... ...

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... ...

Siemens Alstom project: Alstom shareholders’ meeting called for July 17 and new milestones reached

New steps have been achieved towards the completion of the proposed combination of Siemens’ mobility business, including its rail traction drive business, with Alstom. In the context of the proposed combination, on 28 May, 2018, the Ministry for... ...

Alstom wins three new locomotive maintenance contracts with Akiem, Macquarie European Rail and Europorte

Alstom has secured the trust of its three historical customers for maintenance activities, Akiem, Europorte and Macquarie European Rail, by signing extensions to the operational maintenance contracts for their respective locomotive fleets. These... ...

Alstom to supply 5 Coradia Continental regional trains for Hessische Landesbahn in Germany

Alstom has received an order worth over €27 million from Hessische Landesbahn GmbH (HLB), transport operator in the state of Hesse, for the delivery of 5 Coradia Continental regional trains. The vehicles will be produced at Alstom’s site in... ...

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