The highlight of the train is the ability to combine double- and single-decker cars, depending on the customer's wishes.
The Alstom hydrogen train traveled almost 1,200 km on one tank filling.
The project for supply of 130 Alstom locomotives worth EUR 900 million is moving into the stage of practical implementation.
Ukrainian components may be used for locomotives intended not only for Ukrzaliznytsia, but also for Alstom’s other international contracts.
Alstom clarified that these are not only potential suppliers under the planned contract for supply of electric locomotives to Ukraine.
The company has welcomed the ratification of the Ukrainian-French intergovernmental agreement on supply of locomotives by the Ukrainian parliament.
According to Alstom, sourcing from Ukrainian suppliers will begin with the first electric locomotive.
The French manufacturer of rolling stock is willing to localize up to 35% of production and subsequent maintenance in Ukraine.
This is the official position of the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure.
Alstom announced the signing of 30 contracts with Ukrainian manufacturers and Siemens highlighted the experience of producing locomotives in cooperation with the Dnipropetrovsk electric locomotive plant.
The prime minister of Ukraine discussed this issue during a meeting with the ambassador of France.
There are no restrictions on the number of companies that can participate in the tender.
The company wants to participate in modernization of subway and tram lines.
The freight locomotive was produced at a plant in Kazakhstan.
The Alstom company has opened a new fitting line in Katowice.
The French manufacturer will present a proposal on upgrade of Ukrzaliznytsia’s electric locomotive fleet in the coming weeks.
Companies must submit a plan of measures to reduce the negative impact of their merger on the market within three months.
Interview with the managing director of Alstom in Western and Central Asia, Bernard Peille, about the prospects for the French company to enter the Ukrainian market.
Alstom is committed to develop our activities in Ukraine and build partnerships with the local industry
The Alstom company is negotiating with French banks and the government of France on provision of a loan to Ukraine for purchase of new locomotives. Alstom’s development director in Ukraine Igor Vorobiev announced this.