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Manuel Valls annonce le sauvetage du site Alstom de Belfort

Manuel Valls annonce le sauvetage du site Alstom de Belfort | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Invité du Grand Jury RTL, le Premier ministre a assuré que le gouvernement allait sauver, mardi, le site d'Alstom à Belfort. Le chef du gouvernement a évoqué "le rôle de la commande publique".
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Un répit de courte durée, ou bien une réelle vision industrielle pour le site de Belfort, alors que d'autres commencent aussi à donner des signes de faiblesses....
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Bombardier joint venture to supply additional Perth EMUs

Bombardier joint venture to supply additional Perth EMUs | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
EDI Rail Bombardier Transportation, the Bombardier/Downer EDI joint venture, is to supply an extra 10 three-car commuter EMUs to Perth.
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25 years of Germany’s ICE

25 years of Germany’s ICE | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has celebrated the 25th anniversary of its high-speed ICE train service. Launched on June 2, 1991, the first ICE service travelled from Hamburg-Altona to Munich. The trains[...]
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Alstom poursuit GE en justice aux USA pour rupture de contrat

Alstom poursuit GE en justice aux USA pour rupture de contrat | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alstom a engagé une procédure judiciaire contre General Electric aux Etats-Unis en accusant le groupe américain d'avoir enfreint les termes d
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La lune de miel est-elle déjà terminée?
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Stadler to supply new Bern S-Bahn trains

Stadler to supply new Bern S-Bahn trains | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Stadler has been awarded a CHF 134 million (€121 million) contract to supply 14 new trains for the Bern S-Bahn. Delivery of the new four-car trains is due to begin[...]
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Board to adopt revised high-speed rail plan for California

Board to adopt revised high-speed rail plan for California | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
California High-Speed Rail Authority's Board of Directors is set to adopt a revised business plan which aims to open the line north of the Central Valley by 2025. The new business…
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The mirage will turn into reality, soon...
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First new metro train built for Honolulu

First new metro train built for Honolulu | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Hitachi Rail, formerly Ansaldo Breda, has completed the first of 20 driverless metro vehicles for a new elevated rail network in Honolulu, Hawaii. The body shells for the four-car train were…
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Doha metro design revealed

Doha metro design revealed | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Qatar Rail has released images showing the final designs for the exteriors of its Doha Metro and Lusail Tram vehicles. The metro train design, Al Faras, has been inspired by…
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Alstom boucle l'acquisition de la majorité de parts d'une entreprise sud-africaine

Alstom boucle l'acquisition de la majorité de parts d'une entreprise sud-africaine | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Paris - Le constructeur français Alstom a annoncé mercredi avoir achevé l'acquisition annoncée en novembre de 51% de la société sud-africaine CTLE, spécialisée dans la modernisation des trains, une opération destinée à renforcer sa présence dans le pays.
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Une nouvelle étape pour ALSTOM en AfdSud
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New bi-mode trains for TransPennine Express

New bi-mode trains for TransPennine Express | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
First TransPennine Express and Angel Trains have agreed an order with Hitachi for 19 new bi-mode trains ahead of the launch of the new franchise tomorrow. Announcing the contract award,…
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Alstom Wins Hong Kong Signaling Contract | Railroad Industry News and Information

Alstom Wins Hong Kong Signaling Contract | Railroad Industry News and Information | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Alstom has been awarded a contract by Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTR) to replace the track circuits of five MTR lines and its Airport Express in
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Fluor-led consortium handed Maryland Purple Line contract

Fluor-led consortium handed Maryland Purple Line contract | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
A Fluor-led consortium has been awarded the design-build contract for the $2 billion Purple Line Light Rail Project in the northern suburbs of Washington DC. The Purple Line Transit Partners…
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Rolling Stock Contract awarded by CAF !
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BrightlineTrains to Use Retractable Gap Filler | Railroad Industry News and Information

BrightlineTrains to Use Retractable Gap Filler | Railroad Industry News and Information | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it

Brightline, a commuter rail service between south and central Florida, will be the first passenger train in the United States to equip its trains with

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Gap Filler solution made by BODE , and to be set up inside SIEMENS Train in US.

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Akiem and Bombardier announce new Traxx framework deal

Akiem and Bombardier announce new Traxx framework deal | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Bombardier and rolling stock leasing company Akiem have agreed a framework order for 52 Bombardier Traxx AC and MS locomotives.
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This contract was expected by several locos manufacturers. Great victory for BT !
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Après l'extension du métro de Dubaï, Alstom décroche un nouveau contrat en Chine - Transport - Logistique

Après l'extension du métro de Dubaï, Alstom décroche un nouveau contrat en Chine - Transport - Logistique | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Le groupe français désormais recentré sur les transports a décroché un contrat de 40 millions d'euros pour fournir les systèmes de... - Transport - Logistique
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Accumulation de bonnes nouvelles pour ALSTOM !
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Groundbreaking for Grand Paris Express

Groundbreaking for Grand Paris Express | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Société du Grand Paris has broken ground on Paris' new orbital rail network at the future site of the future Fort Issy-Vanves-Clamart station. More than 5,000 people attended the ground breaking…
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a first milestone for this huge infrastructure project
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Alstom preferred bidder for NS intercity train order

Alstom preferred bidder for NS intercity train order | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Dutch national rail operator NS has named Alstom as the preferred bidder to supply 80 new 200 km/h intercity trains. NS said Alstom’s bid scored highest for reliability, maintainability of[...]
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Lucknow metro design revealed

Lucknow metro design revealed | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Alstom has revealed the design of the Metropolis train it is building for the Indian city of Lucknow. Alstom said the train’s design reflected the city’s “cultural richness” and that[...]
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Istanbul metro Line M7 trains ordered

Istanbul metro Line M7 trains ordered | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
TURKEY: Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has awarded Hyundai Rotem a US$316m contract to supply 75 four-car metro trainsets, the supplie
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Alstom Signs Framework Agreement to Produce Trains for Algeria | Railroad Industry News and Information

Alstom Signs Framework Agreement to Produce Trains for Algeria | Railroad Industry News and Information | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
A framework agreement has been signed by the joint venture (JV) Cital, made up of Alstom, Entreprise Métro d'Alger (EMA), and Ferrovial, to include the
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Alstom and Qatar Rail unveil the design of Lusail Citadis tram

Alstom and Qatar Rail unveil the design of Lusail Citadis tram | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Alstom and Qatar Rail unveiled the design of the Citadis tram of Lusail which will circulate on the 4-line tramway network.
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Alstom va fournir 52 trains régionaux à Abellio pour 170 M EUR

Alstom va fournir 52 trains régionaux à Abellio pour 170 M EUR | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Paris - Le constructeur français Alstom va fournir 52 trains régionaux Coradia Lint 41 à la filiale allemande du néerlandais Abellio pour environ 170 millions d'euros, commande la plus importante jamais passée par un unique client pour ce modèle, a annoncé le groupe vendredi.
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Une nouvelle commande d'ampleur pour ALSTOM Salzgitter
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Bulgarian Metro Operator Awards Contract to Siemens Consortium | Railroad Industry News and Information

Bulgarian Metro Operator Awards Contract to Siemens Consortium | Railroad Industry News and Information | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
A consortium consisting of Siemens and Polish train manufacturer Newag was awarded a contract by Metropolitan EAD, the metro operator of Sofia, Bulgaria,
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Siemens and RWTH Aachen University to design train of the future

Siemens and RWTH Aachen University to design train of the future | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Siemens and the RWTH Aachen University have joined forces to design the "rail vehicles of tomorrow".
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Stadler to supply Flirt EMUs for Dutch operators

Stadler to supply Flirt EMUs for Dutch operators | EricJ 's Railway Topics | Scoop.it
Stadler is to manufacturer 16 Flirt EMUs for Syntus bv and Keolis in the Netherlands.
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