Topic: Alstom

25th anniversary of Thalys: how did it start?

Happy birthday to Thalys! This Wednesday, 2 June, marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the TGV Thalys. On 2 June 1996, the TGV replaced all conventional trains between Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, and...Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

Renfe re-tenders 72 trains: no more diesel hybrids

Renfe is replacing the tender for 72 Medium Distance and Cercanías commuter trains. The company will refrain from buying hybrid diesel-electric trains, and will prioritise technologies such as hydrogen for trains that run on non-electrified...Read more
|1 comment|author: Esther Geerts

SNCF orders 12 hydrogen-electric trains

SNCF Voyageurs has placed an order with Alstom on behalf of four regions for twelve hybrid hydrogen-electric Régiolis trains from the Coradia Polyvalent line. In total, the order announced on April 8 is worth nearly...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts