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Alstom signs first contract for battery-electric regional trains in Germany

Alstom will manufacture, deliver and maintain until 2032 eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains for regional traffic on the Leipzig-Chemnitz route on behalf of VMS (Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen) and with the support of ZVNL (Zweckverband für den Nahverkehrsraum Leipzig), the two authorities responsible for this line. The contract is worth approximately €100 million.

Eiffage News

Eiffage wins a fifth contract on the Oldenburg-Wilhelmshaven railway line in Germany

Eiffage, through its German subsidiary Eiffage Infra-Bau, has been awarded by Deutsche Bahn the last contract for renovating the Oldenburg-Wilhelmshaven railway line in Lower Saxony, Germany. The contract, realized through a consortium led by Eiffage, covers a 10-kilometre section between Oldenburg and Rastede. Eiffage will be handling almost €117 million of the total €151 million of planned works.

ALSTOM News

Alstom delivers the 130th Citadis tram to Bordeaux Métropole

Alstom has delivered the 130th Citadis tram to its long-time customer Bordeaux Métropole, its historic customer. The city now has one of the largest tram fleets in France, having been ordered in four tranches beginning in 2000 and beginning passenger service in 2003.

MEDIAWORLD

CAF Wins Contracts with VY and HKL in Norway and Finland

CAF has won contracts worth more than 100 million euros in Norway (with VY) and Finland (with Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos).CAF has won contracts worth more than 100 million euros in Norway (with VY) and Finland (with Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos).

ALSTOM News

Alstom to equip another 19 ICE high-speed trains with ETCS

12 January 2020 – Alstom has obtained an order by Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) to retrofit 19 additional ICE1 high-speed trains with the newest ETCS[1] signalling standard. The retrofitting work, worth more than €10 million, is scheduled to be completed by September 2021.

MEDIAWORLD

UK Government to Give HS2 the Go-Ahead

Today the UK government will give HS2 the go-ahead. Having weighed up the pros and cons of the infrastructure project, the rail line connecting London to the north of England via Birmingham.

ALSTOM News

Trains go green: focus on battery and hydrogen

In February 2020, we have received an order for eleven battery powered regional trains for the Zweckverband Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen(VMS) in Germany. These are the first battery trains to be ordered from Alstom. Offering both hydrogen and battery is an important milestone for the Alstom, as it further proves our central role on the emission-free mobility market. We caught up on our milestones and the next steps for emission-free solutions with Brahim Soua, VP Regional Rolling Stock platform.

Eiffage News

Eiffage and VINCI Energies consortium (50/50) wins the contract to implement electrical infrastructure on the first sections of Grand Paris Express Lines 16 and 17

The Aline consortium, led by Eiffage through the economic interest group Eiffage Énergie Systèmes Ferroviaires in a partnership with VINCI Energies subsidiary SDEL Transport Grands Projets, has won the contract, with a value of over €68 million, to implement the electrical architecture for Lines 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express.

MEDIAWORLD

DB Agrees Strategic Collaboration with Ukrainian Railways

Deutsche Bahn AG, DB Engineering & Consulting, and JSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic collaboration.

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