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NEWS: Alstom awarded its first tramway contract in Taiwan

Alstom has been awarded a contract by China Steel Co. to supply 15 Citadis trams for Kaohsiung tramway project phase 2, which is expected to start revenue service in 2019. This tramway project is the first for Alstom in Taiwan and adds to recent Asia-Pacific

NEWS: Light rail transforms transport in Rio city centre

“As well as a key project that was delivered in time for the Olympics, the light rail line is a major element of the regeneration of Rio’s Porto Maravilha, a landmark policy of the city’s mayor, Mr Eduardo Paez’s, administration. […] It is already having


Dubai Roads and Transport Authority: Turnkey tramway system – Dubai tram is the first turnkey tramway system in the Gulf. It is also the world’s first tram line 100% catenary-free. The tramway offers state-of-the art technologies. It was specifically designed to meet the transport needs

NEWS: Fuel cells power Alstom’s Coradia iLINT

Railway Age: Fuel cells—a technology originally developed for NASA’s Gemini and Apollo space programs in the 1960s—are powering an Alstom main line passenger trainset.

Alstom’s Coradia iLINT, described as the world’s first CO2-emission-free train, debuted at the InnoTrans show in Berlin in late September. Its fuel


Rio Porto Maravilha: VLT Carioca Rio de Janeiro Tramway – Alstom was awarded a contract by VLT Carioca to take part in the modernisation of Rio Porto Maravilha area with the supply of a full catenary-free integrated tramway system. This new network, totaling 28 km

NEWS: Alstom Consortium Wins Dubai Metro Extension Deal The Alstom-led consortium, Expolink, also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade the system of the existing line.

The total value of the project,


The Customer: Communauté d’ Agglomération de Reims / The Solution: Turnkey Tramway Project – The French city of Reims decided to develop its public transport provision by creating the first tramway line for the Greater Reims urban area. This project was scoped to include urban

NEWS: Germany Has the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Train

City Lab – When it comes to rail innovations, it’s usually the fastest, longest and most expensive new connections or rolling stock that grab people’s attention. Next year, however, Germany will buck that trend with something that’s both ground-breaking and singularly modest. German rail’s most

NEWS: Jacobs Wins Upgrade Project Contract from Singapore Refining Company

PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a contract from Singapore Refining Company Private Limited (SRC), a joint venture between Singapore Petroleum Company and Chevron, to provide services for an upgrade project at SRC’s refinery in Jurong Island, Singapore.

“This project further


The city of Nice: Catenary-free Citadis trams for Lines 2 & 3 – Metropole Nice Cote d’Azur (NCA) renewed its confidence in Alstom for the extensions of its tramway network, Line 2 (West-East Line) and Line 3. Alstom’s innovative offer comprises Citadis vehicles equipped with

NEWS: Walsh/Consigli Joint Venture to Build New 696,000-Square-Foot Patient Pavilion

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY–(Marketwired – September 20, 2016) – Walsh/Consigli Joint Venture has officially launched construction of a new 696,000-square-foot patient pavilion for Health Quest at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

The seven-level patient pavilion will include 264 private patient rooms, 30 critical care rooms, a 66-room emergency department,

NEWS: InfraRed buys Afton Wind Farm from E.ON

Herald Scotland – A FUND run by InfraRed Capital Partners has paid £78m for a wind farm that is soon to be built in East Ayrshire.

Afton Wind Farm, which was developed by E.ON Climate & Renewables, will be a 25 turbine, 50MW onshore wind farm


The Citadis of Tours: A decidedly different tram – In a bid to provide a competitive, sustainable alternative to cars, the Tours Metropolitan Area Inter-Municipal Public Transport Association (SITCAT) has decided to launch its first tramway line (extending 15km with 29 stations) and has chosen

NEWS: Amtrak’s Acela Express Replacement Arriving In 2021

Forbes – While Amtrak has previously said that an Acela Express EXPR +3.17% replacement was on the way, commonly referred to as Acela 2, few details were set in stone. On Friday, Amtrak and partner Alstom revealed the initial details for the Northeast Corridor’s high

NEWS: More Alstom Metropolis cars ordered for Lima

Railway Gazette – PERU: Lima metro concessionaire Graña y Montero Ferrovias has awarded Alstom a €200m contract for the supply of 139 metro cars to operate on Line 1.

Deliveries are scheduled to be completed by 2019 and will include 20 six-car Metropolis trainsets, in addition