Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Hitachi Rail announce today that they are entering into exclusive negotiations on the sale of Thales’s Ground Transportation Systems Global Business Unit (“Ground Transportation Systems” or “GTS”) for an enterprise value of € 1,660 million
Kiepe Electric GmbH, based in Düsseldorf, and its customer Wuppertaler Stadtwerke (WSW) have achieved a key objective: The suspension monorail in Wuppertal will resume service on July 31, 2021. The partners have created the conditions for regular operation of the suspension monorail with increased passenger comfort. This was achieved, among other things, by a retrofit program set up and implemented by Kiepe Electric and WSW. In this way, the period during which WSW decided to partially shut down the monorail was used to find a technical solution.
Alstom, Britain’s leading train manufacturer and maintenance provider, today celebrated 20 years of the highly successful ‘Voyager’ and ‘SuperVoyager’ Inter-City fleets. Alstom, together with rolling stock owner Beacon Rail, and train operators, Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry marked two decades of reliable, high speed operation at a special event at the train’s home depot, Alstom’s Central Rivers facility in Staffordshire, UK.
The contract includes construction of 11 km twin tunnels of the Sydney Metro West line. Work is scheduled to begin in the next few weeks. This contract expands the company’s footprint in Australia, where it has been operating for nearly two decades.