Category Archives: EUROPE

Alstom receives an SNCF order for 100 next-generation very high speed trains

The Board of Directors of SNCF Mobilités has approved a firm order for 100 next-generation Avelia Horizon very high speed trains (TGV) at its meeting on 26 July 2018. This new generation of very high speed trains addresses to ambitious goals in terms... ...

Amsterdam Metro North-South Line enters service with Alstom train control and signalling

Alstom’s Urbalis 400 communications-based train control (CBTC) solution is the train control and signalling system behind the Amsterdam Metro North-South Line, a new line adding ten kilometres to the existing network, which opened on Saturday 21st of... ...

Alstom and Forsee Power announce collaboration to supply batteries for Aptis electric buses

Alstom has selected the French battery manufacturer Forsee Power to equip the Aptis electric buses, scheduled for series delivery from 2019 onwards. The vehicles will be equipped with NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide) Li-ion battery technology as a... ...

Alstom shareholders approve all submitted resolutions and the proposed combination of Alstom with Siemens’ Mobility business

Alstom’s Special and Combined Shareholders’ Meetings, which took place on 17 July 2018 in Paris, approved all the proposed resolutions. New milestone reached in the proposed combination of Alstom with Siemens Mobility business The shareholders... ...

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.... ...

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