Colas was awarded two contracts by the RATP* following requests for proposals to build a 3.2-km extension of the T3 tram line between the current Porte d’Asnières terminus and Porte Dauphine as part of the Grand Paris Project.
An HS2 construction site is the test bed for a potentially far-reaching fibre optic technology that can sense minute ground movements in embankments and cuttings, and could help prevent land slips and detect the formation of sink holes.
Alstom and S-Bahn Hamburg GmbH have signed a contract for the delivery of an additional 64 Class 490 S-Bahn trains. The order is an option from a framework contract signed in 2013 and is valued at around 500 million euro
In a new joint project, ZF and DB Systemtechnik combine existing competencies to increase efficiency in the monitoring of critical infrastructure. Their digital monitoring solution detects potential rail deficiencies at an early stage. This enables predictive and flexible planning of maintenance work, thus reducing unnecessary expenses, preventing delays and breakdowns, and offering a real added value in terms of safety and comfort. A test vehicle will try out the system during an extensive real use application in the fall.
Alstom’s first two Innovia 300 monorail trains for the Cairo Monorail project have arrived in Cairo after being completed at Alstom’s Derby UK factory, with propulsion systems application led by Alstom’s site in Trapaga, Spain
Network Rail has awarded a contract to a consortium led by Thales Ground Transportation Systems Ltd to develop and trial Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing (FOAS) technology that will support improvements in safety and performance on the railway.
HS2 Ltd, the company designing and delivering Britain’s brand-new high-speed railway, is encouraging communities in Crewe to take part in its latest public information event to find out more about plans for HS2’s arrival.
Alstom's Coradia iLint hydrogen train runs for the first time in FranceAlstom's Coradia iLint train, the first in the world to be powered by hydrogen, took its first turns in France on the tracks of the Centre d'Essais Ferroviaires in Valenciennes (in the north of France) in the presence of Jean-Baptiste Djebarri, French Minister Delegate to the Minister of Ecological Transition, responsible for Transport, and Jean-Baptiste Eyméoud, President of Alstom France.