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Alstom wins

Alstom wins

Alstom SA said Tuesday it has signed a contract worth ⁈llion ($1.2 billion) to supply 100 regional trains to French railway operator SNCF.
The contract is part of the SNCF's global fleet renewal program which could see it order up to 1,000 trains over the next decade for around ⁈ion, Alstom said in a statement.
The contract signed Tuesday includes an option that could take Alstom's order to a total of ⁈ion, with the trains to be delivered between 2013 and 2015.
Alstom is a French heavy engineering giant based near Paris that makes electric generating power plants as well as railway rolling stock, including France's famed TGV high speed trains.