PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Transportation
Written by / Agency / Source: ALSTOM

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Alstom Presents the All-new Régiolis Regional Train for Provence-Alpes-Côte D’Azur - Alstom showcased its first new-generation regional train, Régiolis, destined for the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) region during an inaugural voyage between Marseille and Arles - Alstom.com
Alstom Presents the All-new Régiolis Regional Train for Provence-Alpes-Côte D’Azur

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, 2015/02/16 - Alstom showcased its first new-generation regional train, Régiolis, destined for the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) region during an inaugural voyage between Marseille and Arles - Alstom.com. FR0010220475; ALO

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Transportation Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Alstom showcased its first new-generation regional train, Régiolis, destined for the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) region during an inaugural voyage between Marseille and Arles in the presence of Michel Vauzelle, President of the Regional Authority, Philippe Bru, Regional Director of SNCF and Jacques Beltran, Vice President Sales and Marketing of Alstom Transport France.

The PACA regional authority has ordered 10 train sets to boost its transport service by offering exceptional comfort on regional lines. Since December 2014, regional SNCF personnel have received training on the new train to prepare for its entry into commercial service on the Marseille-Avignon line in April 2015. The Régiolis trains will then run on the Avignon-Carpentras line.

72 metres long, the PACA Régiolis trains comprise four passenger cars with a seating capacity for 214 people. The interior offers a high level of comfort, with seats featuring individual reading lights and power sockets, bicycle and baggage storage spaces. The quality of the travelling experience is also enhanced by large windows and reduced noise levels. The low-level flooring throughout ensures universal accessibility. Régiolis is the first train to meet the new STI PMR1 standard.

The cars features automatic passenger counters, enabling operators to better monitor train occupancy and usage, and thereby optimise their operations. The hybrid electrical and combustion engine enables extensive operational flexibility, as the train can be operated on both electrified and non-electrified tracks.

Régiolis is part of Alstom's Coradia range of trains. With its modular architecture it can be easily adapted to the individual requirements of each operating authority, as well as to the various types of use: suburban, regional and inter-city routes. It is available in three lengths (56, 72 or 110 metres) and offers optimal passenger comfort, whatever the length of the journey. Régiolis is exceptionally energy-efficient and its maintenance costs are low, making it both eco-friendly and economic. Last but not least, it offers universal accessibility with its low flooring throughout, designed to be the same height as the platform.

To date, 184 Régiolis trains have been ordered by twelve French regional authorities and 56 trains have been delivered to nine French regions. Less than one year after being brought into service in 2014, Régiolis has already travelled a million kilometres. Additional trains are scheduled to enter service in 2015 in the Franche-Comté and Haute Normandie regions.

The production of Régiolis trains has created more than 4,000 jobs across France, both for Alstom and its suppliers. Six of Alstom's 12 sites in France are involved in the project: Reichshoffen for engineering and assembly, Ornans for the engines, Le Creusot for the bogies, Tarbes for the traction drives, Villeurbanne for the on-board computer systems and Saint-Ouen for the styling.

[1] Technical Specification for Interoperability - Persons with Reduced Mobility

Alstom Contacts
Presse: Linda Huguet / Justine Rohée
T: +33(0)1 57 06 10 42 / 18 81
E: linda.huguet[.]transport.alstom.com / justine.rohee[.]transport.alstom.com.

Investor relations: Delphine Brault / Anouch Mkhitarian
T: +33 1 41 49 26 42 / 25 13
E: delphine.brault[.]chq.alstom.com / anouch.mkhitarian[.]chq.alstom.com.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Transportation Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: ALSTOM

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Transportation articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Alstom Presents the All-new Régiolis Regional Train for Provence-Alpes-Côte D’Azur

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

PACA Régiolis Trains | Alstom Transport
Publisher Contact: Virginie Hourdin-Brémond - Alstom.com 
+33(0)1 41 49 21 36 virgine.hourdin-bremond[.]chq.alstom.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any ALSTOM securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Transportation via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From ALSTOM / Company Profile


Read Transportation Most Recent Related Newswires:

Alstom to Supply Traction System to Chengdu Metro Line 5 in China
Teamsters Canada-Train & Engine, CP Agree on One-year Renewal of Existing Agreement
Airline and Airport CIOs Embrace Artificial Intelligence
Thales Won A New Contract for the Future Ankeng Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project in Taiwan
Airlines and Airports to Invest US$33 Billion in IT this Year
Alstom Inaugurates Lucknow Metro in India
STCP Acquires 173 Bus Chassis to MAN Truck & Bus Portugal for its New CNG Citybuses
GE to Provide Maintenance Services to TMS Cardiff Gas’ LNG Fleet
GE Renews Partnership with P&O Cruises to Provide Upgrade Service to Oceana
SITA, Latam Airlines and Nuevo Pudahuel Showcase Leo - The Innovative Baggage Robot in Santiago, Chile
Alstom Signs Maintenance Contract for 8 Years for Regional Trains in Sweden
Bangkok’s Blue Line Extension Authorities Select Thales to Deliver Seamless Ticketing Experience as Commuter Growth Soars
Alstom to Renew the Signalling System of Four Stations on Sarmiento Line in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Edmonton Awards New Flyer A Contract for 110 Clean Diesel Buses
CP Launches Direct Rail Transportation Service from Vancouver to Detroit

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  RightITnow Ltd

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)