- 400+ employees
- 4 sites: Montréal et Sorel-Tracy, QC; Ottawa et Toronto, ON
- 2 industrial sites
Alstom has been present in Canada for almost 80 years. The company has evolved over time from shipbuilding to hydroelectric turbines, from rail cars to power substations. Since 2015, the company has gone back to its roots and is 100% focused on its transport activities and is the only pure transport player on the market that develops and markets the widest range of solutions for the railway sector, from systems, to equipment and services.
Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle
- 72 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for the Ottawa O-Train Confederation Line.
- 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for Metrolinx in the greater Toronto and Hamilton area.
- New control centres for the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and for GO Transit’s rail network.
- New signalling system for Union Station Rail Corridor in Toronto.
- Urbalis Communications Based Train Control system for Toronto Transit Commission’s Line 1 Yonge-University and a greenfield extension area.
- Complete signalling solution, including wayside vital electronics and train-to-wayside communications for Waterloo light rail transit.
- Supply of 468 new Azur metro cars to the STM1; Alstom’s scope includes: bogies, traction, train control, communication, passenger information and video surveillance systems.
Services: Maintenance & Modernisation
- Rebuild and modernization of 8 passenger coaches for Rocky Mountaineer.
- 30-year maintenance of Citadis Spirit vehicles and O-Train Confederation Line, as well as the 34 vehicles from phase 1.
- Six Coradia Lint for the O-Train Trillium Line in Ottawa.
- Alstom was engaged by Ontario to produce concept designs that incorporate hydrogen fuel cells into bi-level trains similar to those currently used by GO Transit.