Amtrak’s next-generation Acela cars taking shape

By Ted Mann, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch; May 12, 2019 HORNELL, N.Y. — The future of American high-speed…

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Atlanta’s MARTA elusive for Alstom

By Jason Jordan, The Evening Tribune, March 31, 2019 On Friday, MARTA — the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority —…

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Siemens deal collapse fuels Alstom-Bombardier tie-up talk, shares rally

By Josephine Mason and Allison Lampert, Reuters; February 6, 2019 LONDON/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The European Commission’s decision to block a…

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Alstom rallies as investors hope for new deal after Siemens veto

By Josephine Mason, Thyagaraju Adinarayan, Helen Reid and Julien Ponthus, Reuters; February 6, 2019 LONDON (Reuters) – Alstom shares rallied…

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Siemens and Alstom offer European Commission more merger concessions

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; January 28, 2019 “Since the first remedy proposal made on December 12 2018 to…

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New horizons for Alstom high-speed trains

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; October 5, 2018 ALSTOM’s new range of Avelia high-speed trains got off to a…

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World’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train begins service in Germany

By Ray Downs, UPI; September 16, 2018 Sept. 16 (UPI) — The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train to conduct…

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Alstom and Merrill Technologies Group Celebrate First Power Car Bodyshell for Next-generation Avelia Liberty High-speed Trainsets

A press release from Alstom; September 13, 2018: NewswireToday – /newswire/ – Paris, Ile-de-France, France, 2018/09/13 – Alstom and Merrill…

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Alstom: Bridge to the future in Hornell, New York

By Jason Jordan, The Evening Tribune; September 2, 2018 HORNELL — Towering booms and cranes swung steel tonnage into place…

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Alstom shareholders approve Siemens Mobility merger

By Kyra Senese, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; July 18, 2018 Alstom’s shareholders approved a proposal to merge the company with…

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European Commission investigates Siemens-Alstom merger amid competition concerns

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; July 16, 2018 THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on July 13 that it has…

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Siemens, Alstom approve merger terms

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 26, 2018 Siemens and Alstom have entered into a business combination agreement to merge their…

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Bombardier CEO not expecting short-term changes in rail division

By Reuters; November 14, 2017 MONTREAL (Reuters) – Bombardier’s (BBDb.TO) Chief Executive Alain Bellemare said on Tuesday he will continue…

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New York City: A first look at the Brooklyn-Queens Connector

By Reuven Fenton and Max Jaeger, New York Post; November 12, 2017 Well, this sure puts those old Brooklyn trolley…

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Will the Siemens Alstom merger live up to expectations?

Written by David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; November 1, 2017 THE announcement on September 26 that Siemens and Alstom have…

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California: Mare Island’s Alstom snags game-changing contract, promises growth

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald; October 25, 2017 After 100-plus years in business, in its seventh year on Mare Island,…

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Bombardier rail division president unfazed by global challenges it faces

Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press, CP 24; October 19, 2017 MONTREAL — None of the challenges facing Bombardier’s railway business…

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Alstom unveils final Acela line model; Avelia Liberty prototype ready for testing in 2019

By Jason Jordan, The Evening Tribune; October 9, 2017 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Prompted by the growth of high speed service…

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Acela, Junior: Here’s What Amtrak’s Fancy New Trains Will Look Like

By Claire Sasko, Philadelphia Magazine; October 6, 2017 Remember when Amtrak told us we were getting fancy new “next generation”…

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Ivory Coast Starts Alstom Rail Talks After Hyundai Edged Out

By Olivier Monnier, Bloomberg; October 5, 2017 Ivory Coast is talking to French train equipment suppliers Alstom SA and Thales…

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Alstom introduces new generation of Coradia regional trains

From Railway-Technology.com; October 4, 2017 Alstom has unveiled its latest generation of the Coradia regional train known as ‘Coradia Stream’,…

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Bombardier could eventually join Siemens-Alstom, says French finance minister

By The Canadian Press, CTV News; October 4, 2017 MONTREAL — The merger between European railway manufacturers hasn’t ended with…

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Netherlands Railways reveals Intercity New Generation mock-up

Written by Quintus Vosman, International Railway Journal; October 4, 2017 NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has unveiled a mock-up of its Intercity…

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Alstom-Siemens Mobility merger won’t leave Bombardier out in the cold

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal, September 27, 2017 SEPTEMBER 26 brought a double-dose of bad news for Bombardier, with…

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Bombardier, Siemens rail merger de-railed by control issues: sources

By Arno Schuetze and Allison Lampert, Reuters, September 28, 2017 FRANKFURT/MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canada’s Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) missed out on…

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