Topic: Siemens

Alstom Az8a locomotive

New concessions for Alstom-Siemens merger

The discussions over the merger of Alstom and Siemens are escalated by the new concessions proposed by both companies. While EU competition authorities are reviewing the new offer, some officials see political support for the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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
Vectron with load shortly after Kander Tunnel. Source: Siemens

Vectron MS-locomotive enters Dutch railway

The Vectron MS-locomotive of Siemens has officially been permitted to operate on the Dutch railway network. The permission was granted by the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate after the completion of a long and extensive...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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: Hector Rail

LKAB signs haulage contract with Hector Rail

The Swedish mining company LKAB has signed a new haulage contract with freight logistics supplier Hector Rail for the period of five years. The contract will be effective from December 2017. Hector Rail is an important...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen