Category Archives: Train ( freight and passenger )

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 to showcase sustainable mobility and digitalisation at InnoTrans 2018

At InnoTrans 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for the railway industry, Alstom will be showcasing innovations that help drive the global transition to more sustainable transportation and which exemplify the digitalisation of the mobility... ...

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 confirms plans to bring hydrogen trains to the UK

Alstom today confirms plans to bring its world leading hydrogen technology to trains in the UK. This is the first substantive industry response to the Government’s challenge to remove diesel rolling stock by 2040. The company is working with... ...

Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell train wins 2018 GreenTec Mobility Award

Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered regional train, has won the GreenTec Award 2018 in the category Mobility by Schaeffler. Today Alstom was officially presented with the award at its largest production site,... ...

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