A global player fully focused on transport


As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector.

Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.

Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems.

The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people.

On 26th September, 2017, Siemens and Alstom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine Siemens’ mobility business with Alstom.

The transaction brings together two innovative players of the railway market with unique customer value and operational potential. The two businesses are largely complementary in terms of activities and geographies. The headquarter of this new company will be based in Paris area and led by Alstom current CEO, Henri Poupart-Lafarge. 

In France, Alstom and Siemens initiated Works Councils’ information and consultation procedure according to French law prior to the signing of the transaction documents. The transaction is also subject to clearance from relevant regulatory authorities, including foreign investment clearance in France and anti-trust authorities as well as the confirmation by the French capital market authority (AMF) that no mandatory takeover offer has to be launched by Siemens following completion of the contribution.

Closing is expected at the end of calendar year 2018.

Key figures

32,800 employees


Our values: team, trust and action

Our values. Copyright: Alstom

Team because...

Alstom's business is based on our collective discipline and efforts to deliver and execute projects successfully, and networking to ensure we take full advantage of all the competencies available.

This team spirit, grounded in our dedication to each employee's development, extends to our collaboration with our partners and customers.

Trust because...

Mutual trust is essential for the proper conduct of our business and the efficient management of our projects.

Trust is built on the responsibility given to each decision maker, the delegation of authority, and the belief in the importance of each employee's role in Alstom's development. It is based on the openness of each individual to his or her professional environment to ensure transparency.

Action because...

To reach Alstom's commitment to deliver the very best products and services that exceed customer expectations, action is a priority for all of us. Action is built on strategic thinking and underlined by our customer care, integrated into our daily activities and into each project.

Action involves adopting clear priorities, a speed of execution that differentiates us from our competitors, and the ability to report the achievement of our business objectives. Leadership is essential to drive action.