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Alstom's transformation into a global rail giant


STORY - Isolated after the sale of the energy activity in 2014, the French railway manufacturer has taken its destiny back in hand by transforming itself in depth. With its technological advance in hydrogen, it is increasing the number of contracts.

2021 is starting at a breakneck pace for Alstom, which is increasing its success.

SNCF Voyageurs ordered, this Thursday, from the French manufacturer, twelve regional hydrogen trains on behalf of four French regions: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Grand Est and Occitanie, for an amount of 190 million euros. euros.

It is “

a historic step in sustainable mobility

” for France and for Alstom.

This concludes, after Germany and Italy, its third contract for hydrogen trains.


The first running tests will be carried out at the end of 2023 with a view to commercial commissioning at the end of 2025

", explains Brahim Soua, vice-president of regional trains at Alstom.

Thanks to this contract, the group consolidates its global leadership in hydrogen, with some 70 firm orders.

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This new success illustrates Alstom's commercial dynamism.

Since January, it has garnered more than three billion new orders: supply of 200 RER to the city of Chicago, peri-urban trains

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Source: lefigaro

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