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Groningen Province To Switch To HMUs
Groningen Province To Switch To HMUs

In late September 2020, the Dutch Provincie Groningen, being regional transport authority, has decided that diesel trains operating the services under the regional concession will be replaced by hydrogen trains.

Starting Signal For First Hydrogen Filling Station For Passenger Trains In Hessen
Starting Signal For First Hydrogen Filling Station For Passenger Trains In Hessen

Ground-breaking ceremony with State Secretary Deutschendorf on 26 October 2020: RMV (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund, Rhine-Main Transport Association), Alstom and Infraserv Höchst develop hydrogen infrastructure in the Rhein-Main region.

X’Trapolis Cityduplex At Velim
X’Trapolis Cityduplex At Velim

One of the first X’Trapolis Cityduplex EMUs is present at the Velim test circuit now.

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ICNG At Velim
ICNG At Velim

Another type of new-built vehicle currently tested at the VUZ test centre Velim is an eight-car Coradia Stream EMU for NS.

A Polish "Pendolino" For Test To Austria
A Polish "Pendolino" For Test To Austria

In late June, tests were started on the Správa železnic network with a Class ED250 (2370) PKP IC EMU.

Alstom’s Further Step Towards Its Planned Acquisition Of Bombardier Transportation
Alstom’s Further Step Towards Its Planned Acquisition Of Bombardier Transportation

On 9 July 2020 Alstom announced that following the notification of the transaction to the European Commission on 11 June 2020, it has taken a further step towards closing of its planned acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.

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Alstom Acquired Ibre
Alstom Acquired Ibre

Alstom is taking a new step forward in the implementation of its AiM (Alstom in Motion) strategic plan in France with the acquisition of Ibre, a company specialised in the development, manufacture and supply of cast iron or steel brake discs.

PKP IC Pendolino On Test In The Czech Republic
PKP IC Pendolino On Test In The Czech Republic

Between 29 June and 6 July 2020 the PKP IC Pendolino will be tested in the Czech Republic.

ICNG On Test In The Netherlands
ICNG On Test In The Netherlands

On 23 May 2020 a five-car dual-voltage ICNG 3108 arrived as a first NS Coradia Stream EMU in the Netherlands, being sent from the Alstom Chorzów factory.

What Real Benefits Can Bring The Creation Of „Alstombardier“?
What Real Benefits Can Bring The Creation Of „Alstombardier“?

Since early 2020 most of the railway and other media were employed by the plans to merge the transport divisions of Alstom and Bombardier. However, what can be the real benefits of this acquisition?

DMZ Started Production Of Citadis Subassemblies
DMZ Started Production Of Citadis Subassemblies

On 27 May 2020 DMZ of Orekhovo-Zuyevo delivered the first set of subassemblies for Alstom Barcelona works to be used there for the Citadis X05 tram underframes.

First Prima Started Service At Indian Railways
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First Prima Started Service At Indian Railways

On 19 May 2020 Alstom announced that the first of the Class WAG12 electric locomotives entered commercial service at Indian Railways.

The 300th SNCF Coradia Polyvalent
The 300th SNCF Coradia Polyvalent

On 19 May 2020 Alstom announced that on the 7th of the month it delivered the 300th Reichshoffen-built Coradia Polyvalent (Régiolis), this particular train being destined for the Occitanie region.

Coradia iLint HMUs Prepared For The Next Project Phase
Coradia iLint HMUs Prepared For The Next Project Phase

Today, Alstom announced that after 530 days and more than 180,000 kilometres, the trial operation of the world's first two hydrogen trains was officially completed at the end of February.

The First ETCS Installations On ČD Cargo's Škoda-Built Electric Locomotives
The First ETCS Installations On ČD Cargo's Škoda-Built Electric Locomotives

On 18 March 2020, the locomotive 163.022 was handed over to ČD Cargo, which was the first of the operator’s 3 kV DC Class 163 to be equipped with the on-board ETCS.