Posts Tagged: Alstom

Is the new Aptis an electric bus or a tram?

Alstom and NTL have presented a new electric public transport vehicle with a unique design. The layout of the new Aptis is based on that of a tram, incorporating low-floor accessibility and 360° views. Two or three large double doors enable easy on-and-off passenger flows and smooth access for wheelchairs and strollers. Aptis has four… Read more »

Alstom fuel cell/battery passenger train to go into service in Germany

French train manufacturer Alstom has developed a passenger train that incorporates both fuel cells and lithium-ion batteries The company presented the zero-emission Coradia iLint at the recent InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin. The German state of Lower Saxony has ordered 14 units, according to Die Welt, and plans to put them into service in December…. Read more »