Alstom in India

Our Presence - Alstom India

A proponent of sustainable mobility, Alstom provides a complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector. Alstom India is comprised of four businesses: Rolling stock & Components, Systems & Infrastructure, Transport Information Solutions and Train Life Services. With a full range of highly advanced products and solutions and a strong local footprint, it is well geared to participate in the upcoming rail transportation projects in India and South Asia, including high speed train projects.

Alstom is a leading supplier of train control systems for metros in India.  In the past, under a transfer of technology agreement, Alstom provided rolling stock for India’s fastest trains - Shatabdi and Rajdhani – which include the Alstom-designed LHB coaches. Since then, Alstom has partnered in the development of several metros and has established a strong presence in India.

Our centres of excellence in engineering and manufacturing offer end-to-end solutions for local and global markets. With more than 1800 experienced professionals, we 'Make in India' for India and the world.

Key Statistics

  • More than 1800 employees in India*
  • Manufacturing sites:
    - Signalling & Rolling Stock Engineering Excellence Centre, R&D centre and Global IS&T operations at Bengaluru
    - Rolling stock manufacturing unit at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh
    - Manufacturing facility for Traction Equipment at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

*As on 1st March 2016 (includes permanent, temporary + contractors)

Contact addresses

Alstom Transport India Limited

601-B, 6th Floor, Tower -1, Konnectus

Bhavbhuti Marg, New Delhi  110001, India

Phone: +91 1166196700


Alstom Transport India Limited

65/2, Block C, Level 03 (2nd floor)

Bagmane laurel Building

Bagmane Teck park

C.V. Raman Nagar,

Bengluru – 560093

Tel: +91 80-42095000


  • Supply of 800 electric locomotives of 12,000 hp and associated long-term maintenance to Indian Railways
  • Signalling & Electrification Projects
    • Electrification, Signalling and Telecom system for the Bhaupur – Khurja section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited
    • Audio Frequency Track Circuits (AFTC) for Zonal Railways and Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd (MRVC)
  • EMU Projects
    • Refurbishment of 38 motor coaches for Western Railway LHB design technology for railway coaches to RCF,  Kapurthala for India’s fastest trains: Shatabdi and Rajdhani 


  • Metro Trains-Rolling Stock
    • Rolling Stock (25 train sets of 3 car) contract for Kochi Metro (Ongoing project)
    • Rolling Stock (42 train sets of 4 car) contract for Chennai Metro (Ongoing project)
    • Rolling Stock (20 train sets of 4 car) contract for Lucknow Metro (Ongoing project)
  • Metro - Transport Information Solutions
    • Signalling & Telecom system for Kochi Metro (Ongoing project)
    • Signalling systems for:
      • Delhi Metro Line 1 & 2 Bengaluru Metro Line 1 & 2
      • Jaipur Metro Corridor 2
      • Lucknow Metro North – South Corridor (ongoing project)
  • Metro - Infrastructure & System projects
    • Track work contract for Chennai Metro (Ongoing project)
    • Track work contract for Line 7, Phase 3 of Delhi Metro (Ongoing project)
    • Electrification and Power Supply contracts for Kochi Metro (Ongoing project)
    • System design and engineering for projects across the globe



  • 1990: Alstom undertakes Signalling for Kolkata metro
  • 1993-94: Delivers 24 LHB stainless steel coaches & TOT
  • 1997: Refurbishment of 38 motor coaches for Western Railways
  • 1998: Merger of Railway Products India Limited (RPIL) into Alstom resulting in establishment of Bengaluru engineering centre operations
  • 2001: Won the first Indian metro signalling contract in India from Delhi Metro SYS01
  • 2001-2004: AFTC Contracts won in Central, Western & Southern railways
  • 2005: Traction cases for Melco; Delhi Metro Phase 1 project at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • 2006: Software development team established
  • 2007: Delhi metro Line 1 and Line 2 extensions
  • 2009: Won Bengaluru metro signalling contract
  • 2010: Sri City Alstom unit born as a result of Alstom winning Chennai Metro Rail project
  • 2011: ATIL Legal Entity incorporated
  • 2011: Won Jaipur metro signalling contract
  • 2012: Commencement of production at Sri-City; start of manufacturing for Chennai metro cars
  • 2013: Start of Rolling Stock Engineering centre at Bengaluru
  • 2014: First train rolled out at Sricity plant for Chennai metro in February
  • 2014: Won Rolling stock, Signalling, Telecom and electrification contract for Kochi metro
  • Dec. 19 2014: Alstom Shareholders Meeting authorises sale of the Alstom Energy businesses to General Electric
  • 2015:  Start of production of car body shell for Kochi metro
  • 2015: Dispatch of first set of Traction cases to Europe (X60B & XCC EMS) from Coimbatore. First of its kind, wherein a traction case is assembled in India (Coimbatore facility) for a European market.
  • 2015:  Alstom finalised sales of its energy activities and is entirely focused on railway transport