Topic: Alstom

Siemens and Alstom light rail vehicle

New milestone in Siemens-Alstom merger

The French Ministry for the Economy and Finance (MINEFI) has granted German industrial group Siemens foreign investment clearance for the purpose of its merger with French rail manufacturer Alstom. The Ministry can restrict or prohibit...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image Source: ONCF

Moroccan ONCF buys Alstom’s locomotives

The national Moroccan rail company ONCF has acquired 30 electrical locomotives and its spares, to the French manufacturer Alstom for 1.4 billion Moroccan Dirhams (123 million Euros) in January 2018. This operation has been funded...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Siemens and Alstom light rail vehicle

Siemens and Alstom confirm merger

German industrial group Siemens and French rival Alstom confirmed to merge their rail operations last week. The joint venture is to be named Siemens Alstom. Fifty per cent will be owned by Siemens and Alstom...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: SNCF

France to test self-driving freight train in 2019

France plans to experiment with remote-controlled freight trains in 2019, as it pushes forward technological advances to facilitate the use of semi-autonomous trains across the national rail network. It is all part of a long-term programme...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy