Alstom signs €100 million contract in Germany

Alstom wins €100 million contract for manufacturing, delivering and maintaining until 2032 eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains in Germany. In 2014, Alstom already delivered 29 Coradia electric regional trains (EMU) but in order to bridge the 80 kilometres of non-electrified line between the cities of Chemnitz and Leipzig, the authority this time requested a battery-electric …

€755 million deal for Alstom in the UK

Alstom has signed a €755 million ((£642 million) deal to refurbish and maintain 56 electric Pendolino trains deployed on the West Coast Mainline. As well as covering a €150 million (£127 million) upgrade programme of the Pendolinos, which is believed to be the biggest train upgrade programme ever undertaken in the UK, the deal will …

Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports a 40-ton Alstom pump in less than 7 hours

The carrier of oversize and super heavy shipments by air Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA) and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have recently transported an 11,000 hp Alstom motorised pump from Paris-Vatry to Damman in Saudi Arabia. The 40-ton pump, measuring 651x274x311 cm, was carried onboard of Volga-Dnepr’s An-124-100 ramp aircraft just seven days after the initial …