Alstom

In the wake of Bombardier Transportation’s ongoing problems with light rail vehicles it’s building for various Ontario LRT projects, the purported combination of the railway businesses of Siemens and Bombardier…
RIDEAU Transit Group (RTG) has awarded Alstom a $C 300m ($US 227m) contract to supply 38 Citadis Spirit low-floor LRVs for the Stage 2 O-Train light rail expansion project in…
Alstom has been awarded a contract worth more than $140 million by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to perform the midlife overhaul of 52 P2000 light rail vehicles,…
Alstom and Metrolinx of Canada announced a C$529-million ($388-million) order for 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area.
Alstom and the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority (SFMTA) have signed a two-year, $18.2 million contract extension for an inventory control program to improve the agency’s fleet availability. The city operates…
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Ferromex to provide maintenance for 219 freight locomotives for a five year period.
The first of 18 three-car Metropolis trains for Guadalajara metro Line 3 has left Alstom’s Santa Perpetua de Mogoda plant near Barcelona for the nearby port of Tarragona on the…
Fuel cells—a technology originally developed for NASA’s Gemini and Apollo space programs in the 1960s—are powering an Alstom main line passenger trainset.
In 2013, Alstom won the contract to supply and maintain 34 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles to the city of Ottawa for the O-Train Confederation Line. Now, it has won…
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued this statement following the announcement in Wilmington, Del., by Vice President Joe Biden on Alstom's winning bid in Amtrak’s…
No surprise, thanks to Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) very public visit to Alstom’s Hornell, N.Y. manufacturing plant on Sept. 21, 2015: Amtrak, as expected, has contracted with Alstom to supply…
Lima metro Line 1 is set to benefit from a significant increase in capacity under an addendum to the concession contract between the Peruvian government and the GyM-Ferrovias consortium, which…
Miami Beach City Commission has given the go-ahead to negotiate an interim agreement with the Greater Miami Transit Partners consortium, which has submitted the highest-ranking proposal for a light rail…
The Rocky Mountaineer is one of North America’s premier private luxury passenger trains. Alstom, under a contract awarded in 2014, is rebuilding and modernizing six of the Canadian operator’s passenger…
Wabtec Corp. has begun deliveries of brake system equipment to Alstom, which is building up to 3,600 commuter railcars for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).
Off-wire light rail? Time was, not so long ago, that when I heard that phrase I immediately envisioned a light rail car that had accidentally got its trolley pole or…
Société de transport de Montréal (STM) on Oct. 23, 2015 announced a three-year capital expenditures program valued at more than C$2.8 billion (US$2.1 billion). The plan outlines spending from 2016-2018…
Metrolinx, the government agency that oversees public transportation in Canada’s Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area in Ontario Province, on Sept. 10, 2015 awarded Alstom Transport a contract worth $127 million…
A mock-up of the forthcoming Alstom Citadis Spirit low-floor LRV for Ottawa's Confederation Line was unveiled Thursday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2015, by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Member of Parliament for…
Alstom on Sept. 3, 2014 said Jerome Wallut has been appointed President of Alstom Transportation Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Alstom's North American rail transportation business.
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