The Cologne Public Transport Authority (Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG, KVB) has signed a contract with the manufacturer consortium Alstom and Kiepe Electric for the supply of 64 low-floor trams. The order for the new Citadis type trams with special adaptations for the German market is worth 363 million euros. Alstom’s share amounts to 60% of the total value of the contract.
Keolis’ Chinese joint venture (JV), Shanghai Keolis1 was awarded a new five-year contract by the public transport authority of Jiaxing, forming a new joint venture called Shenjia2 with the authority to operate and maintain the city’s new tram network. Jiaxing is one of the most densely populated city in China’s eastern coastal province of Zhejiang.
On the opening day of the prestigious TransMEA 2020 exhibition in Cairo, rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced it will establish an Engineering Academy in Cairo to develop the next generation of skilled Bombardier engineers for its mobility projects in Egypt and beyond.
Global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation announced today that its Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. (BST), has been awarded a contract from China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. (CHINA RAILWAY) to supply 112 CR300AF cars – the new Chinese standard high-speed train car used for China’s evolving high-speed rail network.
Industry leading rail technology provider Bombardier Transportation will demonstrate how it is shaping the future of mobility at the TransMEA 2020 exhibition in Cairo, Egypt, from November 22 – 25, 2020. Now in its third edition, TransMEA is arranged under the auspices of the Minister of Transport for Egypt, His Excellency Lieutenant General Kamel El Wazir.
The Phase Iof the EPC road project in Kalemie, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), designed and constructed by China-DRC Infrastructure Co., Ltd. under China Railway Resources Group Co., Ltd., passed the acceptance inspection carried out by DRC’s Ministry of Infrastructure, the provincial government of Tanganyika, the municipal government of Kalemie, and relevant construction companies on October 23.
Perfected in the last few weeks, the acquisition transaction by GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie of Delcourt Group, famous ‘’signature’’ company operating in the French railway sector, was concluded successfully. The strategic transaction falls within the progressive consolidation project establishing the presence of Rossi Group on the market across the Alps.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, and Alstom have agreed to extend their existing framework contract for 129 Coradia Lint and Coradia iLint regional trains.