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[IE] LUAS Cross City: Alstom’s Citadis trams arrive in Dublin

Seven 55-metre trams, purchased for €35 million by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), will run on the extension of the Dublin tram network as part of the LUAS Cross City transport […]

[CH] SBB RABe 503 022 in special livery for new Frankfurt a/M – Milan direct service

Swiss EMU no. 503 022 now has extra stickers promoting the new EuroCity-Express (ECE) service Frankfurt a/M – Milan, starting on 10.12.2017. The unit has stickers showing silhouettes of famous […]

[DE] Fuel cell trains are coming: LNVG orders 14 Coradia iLint trains [videos added]

For the first time worldwide, fuel cell trains replace diesel trains in regional passenger service Alstom builds 14 Coradia iLint trains in Salzgitter for LNVG  Contract signing today in Wolfsburg […]

[UK] Clash of the titans: One of these five companies will design UKs new high speed train

Some companies are open, they use the buzz around UK’s ambitious HS2 (High Speed 2) project to raise the visibility of their own products. Other companies don’t spend time on […]

[SE] Alstom sells 3 more Coradia Nordic EMUs to Östgötatrafiken – now 18 in total

In March 2008 Swedish rail operator Östgötatrafiken ordered five 4-car EMUs for passenger services in the Östergötland region. In 2012 the fleet was expanded as eight more EMUs were ordered. […]

[FR] How to maintain the rail and industrial activities at the site of Belfort? An update:

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance, Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Transport attached to the Minister of State and Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, and Henri Poupart-Lafarge, […]

[DE] Odenwaldbahn; so many customers, more trains delivered

As of december, VIAS Rail will deploy four new Alstom Coradia Lint DMUs on the Odenwaldbahn and Pfungstadtbahn. The designated VT 201-204 were ordered in 2016. The number of people […]

[AZ] Prima M4: Alstom presents the first passenger locomotive for Azerbaijan

Alstom presented its first Prima M4 passenger locomotive for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) on 10.10.2017 in Belfort, France. Ten Prima M4 (AZ4A) passenger locomotives are being manufactured on this site as […]

[DE] “Ich drück dich”: Talgo Deutschland presents its new H3 locomotive

For some months now, Talgo Deutschland is operating a new H3 hybrid locomotive built by Alstom. Until last week, the machine had a simple, plain blue livery. This has changed. […]

[US] Alstom redevelops exterior and livery design: The new Amtrak Acela high speed trains will look like this

On 06.10.2017, Amtrak revealed the exterior paint scheme for the 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment currently used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. Amtrak announced in […]

[IT] Video: NTV and Alstom officially present the first “.Italo EVO”

Only ten months after the presentation of the first wagon in Savigliano, manufacturer Alstom an open-access operator ntv jointly inaugurated the first of twelve ‘Pendolino Evo’ high speed EMUs. The […]

[DE] RailAdventure supertrain; SNTF Polyvalent BMU on transport

It was an impressive transport: this RailAdventure train pulled by SRT locomotive 487 001. On 30.09.2017 the transport included a Alstom Coradia Polyvalent for the railways of Algeria (SNTF), a […]

[IT] After Swing, Jazz and Rock, this is ‘Pop’, Alstom presents Coradia Stream for Trenitalia

After unveiling the ‘Coradia Stream’ for the Dutch railways earlier today, Alstom now has also presented the Stream for Trenitalia, the Italian railway company. In Italy, the Coradia Stream is […]

[NL] ICNG Mock-up revealed; Dutch railways present new Intercity for 2021

In the summer of 2016, the Dutch railways (NS) placed an order for 79 (+2!) new Intercity trains (type ICNG or ‘Intercity Nieuwe Generatie’) with Alstom from France. Since then […]

[EU] Siemens and Alstom join forces to create a European Champion in Mobility

The corporate name of the combined group will be Siemens Alstom Signed Memorandum of Understanding grants exclusivity to combine mobility businesses in a merger of equals Listing in France and […]

[FR] Over and out for the ‘Grosses bleues’; last day of service for SNCF CC 72000

Monday 28.08.2017, 8h31: The very last Intercity pulled by one of the mythical CC 72000 series locomotives arrives at Paris-Est station. Fifty year after they were put into service, the […]

[DE] This is the Coradia Continental for the Hessische Landesbahn

Alstom has started outshopping Coradia Continental EMUs for the Hessische Landesbahn (HLB). A first train left the factory in Salzgitter (DE) on 31.07.2017. We see a familiar train design in the well-known […]

[FR] Paris: First phase of the T11 Express line opens with Citadis Dualis

As of 01.07.2017, Alstom Citadis Dualis trams are in revenue service on the T11 ‘Express’ tram line in Paris. Fifteen vehicles will enter service on the first part of the […]

[IT] First Pendolino ‘Evo’ for ntv released from work

On 27.06.2017, the first Pendolino ‘Evo’ for open access operator ntv left the Alstom factory perimeters at Savigliano (IT). Ferrovie.it reports that a first test run has already been completed on […]

[DE] Alstom H3 receives final homologation from EBA; Vmax now 100 km/u

Alstom’s hybrid shunting locomotive Prima H3 has been delivered homologation certificate to operate at up to 100 km/h in Germany, opening the way to mainline operations. The certificate has been […]

[DE] +53: DB Regio orders more Coradia Continental for S-Bahn Nürnberg, NRW and RP

DB Regio has closed two deals with Alstom in Germany for the delivery of Coradia Continental EMUs. In 2020, the manufacturer will start the delivery of 27 4-car trains for […]

[FR] Alstom to supply 30 Coradia trains to SNCF Mobilités, reinforcing the regional TET trains

Alstom is to supply SNCF Mobilités with 30 trains from its Coradia platform, for an amount worth approximately €250 million. The order was placed in the context of the renewal […]

[DE] Hohenzollerische Landesbahn orders Lint trains for “Ulmer Stern” network

The yellow and white family of trains in Southern Germany yet again welcomes a new family member: Alstom’s Coradia Lint. Verkehrsministerium Baden-Württemberg and Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft (BEG) announced that passenger operator […]

[DE] Orange is the new orange: H3 locomotives for Chemion

Don’t get blinded! An orange trio, three new H3 hybrid shunting locomotives for Chemion Logistik. In total Alstom will deliver four such machines to Deutsche Anlagen-Leasing (DAL, the designated 1002 014/015/017/018), that will lease […]

[DE] DAL > Chemion and SKW: new H3 locomotives on test run

Alstom is about to provide new customers with H3 hybrid shunting locomotives. The photos in this article show two H3 locomotives built for DAL > Chemion (Orange) and Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz (SKW, white). Andy […]

[CH] Mission completed: all Pendolino trains for Swiss railways delivered

Last week, Alstom delivered the last Pendolino ETR 610 high-speed train to the Swiss railways (SBB), in accordance with the planned schedule defined within the contract signed in 2015 for […]

[NL/BE] Dutch railways order two Intercity-trains for Amsterdam – Brussels

treinreiziger.nl reports: The Dutch railways have decided order two multi-system ICNG trainsets for the so-called ‘Benelux’ services connecting Amsterdam (NL) with Brussels (BE). The order is part of the framecontract […]

[AL] Alstom and SNTF reveal the design of the Polyvalent for Algeria

Alstom and the National Rail Transportation Company of Algeria (SNTF) have unveiled the design of the new Coradia Polyvalent “main line” train destined to run in Algeria during the 4th […]

[DE] A new ‘Praha’: Alstom delivers second H3 hybrid shunter to Metrans

The ‘Hamburg’ got company: In January Alstom in Stendal handed over the second H3 hybrid shunting locomotive to railfreight operator Metrans. Since 20.01.2017 the designated 90 80 1002 016-6 D-MTRD […]

[FR] Alstom’s first Coradia Liners run on the Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line

The first Coradia Liner V160 trains entered commercial service today, welcoming the first passengers on the Paris-Troyes-Belfort Intercity line (‘Ligne 4’). This new generation of main line trains has been […]

[FR] 22: City of Strasbourg raises number of Citadis trams on order

On October 3, Alstom delivered the first of twelve new trams to French city of Strasbourg. In 2014, local operator Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois (CTS) closed a framework agreement with […]

[VN] Alstom wins its first metro system contract in Vietnam

Alstom, as leader of a consortium with Colas Rail and Thales, today signed a contract with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply a metro system for Hanoi metro […]