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Siemens and Alstom logos, source: Siemens

New concessions for Alstom-Siemens merger

The discussions over the merger of Alstom and Siemens escalated by the new concessions proposed by both companies. While EU competition authorities are reviewing the new offer, some officials see political support for the deal....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Citadis tram in Casablanca, source: Wikipedia

Morocco launches Casablanca tram extension

The Casablanca tram network was extended with a second route – Line T2. The new line was inaugurated by the Moroccan King Mohammed on 23 January. The project worth 340 million Euros was completed in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Coradia Polyvalent train in Senegal, source: SYSTRA

Senegal launches first express train

Senegal has launched a railway connection between the capital of Dakar and Diamniadio. It is the country’s first train express service. By the year’s end, the route will be extended to the Blaise Diagne International...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
MI 2N double-decker train, source: Wikipedia

CAF to refurbish 43 RER double-decker trains

Spanish railcar manufacturer CAF will modernise 43 MI 2N double-decker trainsets produced in 1995-2005. The upgraded five-car units are expected to enter into service in 2020. They will return on Line A of the RER...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Skanetrafiken Coradia train, source: Alstom

Skånetrafiken increased Coradia fleet to 99 trains

Swedish regional public transportation operator Skånetrafiken received the final thirty Coradia Nordic electric trains supplied by French manufacturer Alstom. This delivery completed an order concluded between the parties in February 2015. The number of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Songjiang tram, source: Keolis

Keolis opens its first tram line in China

Shanghai’s urban district of Songjiang now has a tram network. The first 13.9-kilometre section was opened on 26 December 2018. The line was constructed by the French-Chinese Shanghai Keolis joint venture. The next 31-kilometre section...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Breeze hydrogen train, source: Alstom

UK hydrogen train concept unveiled

French technology company Alstom and British rolling stock operator Eversholt Rail have presented a concept of the UK’s first hydrogen train. The vehicle is an upgraded version of the Class 321 electric multiple units running...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Coradia Lint train, source: Alstom

New Coradia Lint trains for Bavarian Oberland

Alstom has been awarded a contract for supplying 25 Coradia Lint regional trains by German private railway operator Bayerische Oberlandbahn (BOB). The diesel two-car units will be manufactured at Alstom’s production site in Salzgitter, Lower...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko