Alstom have been awarded a long-term maintenance contract by Alpha Trains Group to maintain part of its locomotive fleet for the next eight years.
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The 31 battery-electric Siemens Mireo Plus B multiple units are not only a welcome addition to the lessor's existing fleet – they also send out a strong signal for sustainability.
The leading European rolling stock lessor, Alpha Trains, has signed a long-term contract to lease 23 EMU trains to Trans Regio, a subsidiary of the Transdev Group.
Siemens Mobility, on behalf of Alpha Trains, has converted the regional multiple units from three- to four-car trainsets.
On behalf of Alpha Trains, Talbot Services has completed the prototype for the upgrade and refurbishment of a total of 35 Alstom Coradia Continental multiple units for Regio-S-Bahn Bremen/Lower Saxony.
Alstom/Bombardier Transportation will be responsible for the upgrade of 55 of the 77 Alpha Trains locomotives, with Alstom Belgium responsible for the remainder.
A total of nine EURO4001 diesel-electric locomotives were ordered by CAPTRAIN France from Alpha Trains, with the last train set to be delivered by the end of March 2021.
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CAPTRAIN España has signed a framework contract with Alpha Trains for up to 21 units of the new full electric EURO6000 Stadler locomotives.
Alpha Trains has signed a long-term lease contract for five Siemens Desiro Classic DMUs with a subsidiary of Arriva Transport Česká Republika a.s.
The units will be leased by Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH and operate on the Verkehrsgesellschaft Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (VMV) rail network.
With this order, Alpha Trains and Transdev continue their successful partnership, adding a further 16 new trains to the Bremen S-Bahn fleet.
Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) has leased four DMUs from Alpha Trains for four years which will provide greater capacities for its commuters, tourists and their bicycles.