Topic: Canada

Alstom site in Tarbes with roof solar panels, source: Alstom

Alstom confirms ongoing talks with Bombardier

Alstom has officially confirmed its talks with Bombardier. The French train manufacturer plans to purchase the rail business unit of the Canadian company. The other details have not been disclosed. Alstom will report them after...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Alstom bids a price for Bombardier rail unit

Alstom has appraised the rail business of Bombardier at 7 billion dollars (around 6.5 billion euros). This price, as some media report, was offered by the French rolling stock manufacturer for the first time. However,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Bombardier in merger talks with Alstom

After selling a major part of its aviation business, Canadian company Bombardier plans to get rid of its rail activities. It has started negotiations with the French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom on a possible merger....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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
Bombardier Flexity tram in Waterloo, Canada, source: Grand River Transit

One more Canadian city launches tram network

Canadian Regional Municipality of Waterloo has opened its tram network. The light rail system provides a connection between Waterloo proper and the adjacent city of Kitchener. In the future, the line will be extended to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for Ottawa Trillium Line, source: Stadler

One more country will operate Flirt trains

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail extends the geographical area for its Flirt trains. In mid-2021 the vehicles will appear in Canada to provide commuter service on the non-electrified expansions of the Trillium Line in the City...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Metropolis train for Montreal, source: Alstom

Alstom discloses train design for Greater Montreal

Alstom has unveiled the design of a Metropolis train developed for the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) automatic light-metro service in Greater Montreal. The combination of white, green and black colours allows a train to fuse with...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko