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Alstom and Eversholt Rail unveil a new hydrogen train design for the UK

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Alstom and Eversholt Rail’s hydrogen train could be introduced by 2022 Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of a new hydrogen train for the UK market. The train, codenamed ‘Breeze’, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, reengineering some of the UK’s most reliable rolling stock, …

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Alstom launches the production of on-board transformers in Kazakhstan

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Alstom aims to produce 300 transformers per year in Kazakhstan Alstom has launched production of on-board transformers for the electric locomotives in the EKZ joint venture in Astana, Kazakhstan. Starting the production of on-board transformers EKZ became a significant manufacturer for such components for Alstom globally. The production capacity is …

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Hydrogen train gets the green light for commercial operation

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Two Coradia iLint prototypes will enter pilot operation in the Elbe-Weser network in Germany Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On July 11, EBA president Gerald Hörster presented Alstom with …

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Alstom adapts APS system for “electric roads”

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APS system used for tram electrification trialled in Sweden, in partnership with Volvo Group On the occasion of the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Sweden, Alstom presents its electric road project at the Volvo Group headquarter in Gothenburg. This innovation contributes to cleaner mobility, and broadens Alstom’s green …

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Alstom begins production at first Indian electric locomotive facility

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Production has started at the company’s first electric locomotive factory in Madhepura, India Alstom has successfully commenced production at its greenfield electric locomotive manufacturing facility in India. Located at Madhepura, in the state of Bihar, it is Alstom’s first electric locomotive manufacturing facility in the country. The factory will produce …

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