Alstom gets maintenance contract for 70 locomotives by Alpha Trains Group
This agreement is valid for eight years for the Benelux Services sites in Rotterdam, Bruges and the depot in Antwerp.
The collaboration has started with 50 locomotives in October 2021, this figure has risen to 70 after a few months.
“This contract with Alpha Trains is very important for us, it is proof of our customer’s trust in our services, and we are proud to be a long-term service partner,” explains Frank Strik, Managing Director of Services Benelux. “Alstom is the world leader in rail services, and this is a win-win situation for both parties. For Alstom, this enhanced collaboration is an opportunity to optimize its relationship with Alpha Trains, further strengthen its maintenance services division, and leverage its growing EU maintenance network. We are very proud to have been selected by Alpha Trains Group.”
“We are delighted to have entered into a framework agreement with Alstom Benelux and Alstom Germany to maintain locomotives on a full-service basis. The agreement guarantees the high maintenance quality of Alstom, enabling Alpha Trains to offer the best reliability and availability of Traxx locomotives in Western and Central Europe,” said Fernando Pérez, Managing Director of the Locomotives Division of Alpha Trains.
Alstom is a French multinational rolling stock manufacturer operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signaling, and locomotives.
Alpha Trains is Europe's leading operational leasing and management company for rolling stock with more than 130 employees working at its different sites in Luxembourg, Antwerp, Cologne, Madrid, Paris, and Warsaw. Alpha Trains has a fleet of more than 850 railcars and locomotives, which are currently used in 22 European countries by numerous public and private operators.