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Topic: Alstom

Alstom Citadis tram on Confederation Line in Ottawa, source: O-Train Fans

Tram service inaugurated in Ottawa

Canada’s capital city of Ottawa has launched tram service on the Confederation Line. The 12.5-kilometre network consists of 13 stations and provides a good connection for passengers with the bus and train services in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New Alstom train control system in place in Germany

A new version of Alstom’s Atlas ETCS train control system has entered service on the Wuppertal Suspension Railway (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn), located in western Germany. Following a contract signed with WSW mobil GmbH, Alstom equipped the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
NS InterCity Next Generation train, source: Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS)

Dutch Railways orders extra ICNG trains

Dutch railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has ordered an additional batch of the InterCity Next Generation (ICNG) trains from Alstom. The French manufacturer will supply 18 eight-car units. They will run on the high-speed route...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Trenitalia Jazz ETR425 train, source: Wikimedia Commons

Trenitalia seeks supplier for 250 electric trains

Italy’s state-owned rail operator Trenitalia has launched the procurement process for the purchase of 250 electric multiple units. The overall cost of the trains is circa 2.7 billion Euros. 250 single-deck vehicles will be used...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram in Constantine, source: RATP

Constantine tram network in Algeria extended

The Constantine tram network in Algeria has been extended with a 6.9-kilometre section. It connects the existing station of Zouaghi with the new city of Ali Mendjeli, closely located to Constantine. The future 3.4-kilometre extension...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko