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Work starts on new Alstom facility in Stafford


International engineering company Alstom has held a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of work at its new multi-million pound facility in Stafford.

Stafford-based Alstom apprentice welder scoops top award for Midlands region


Dale McCombe, an Alstom apprentice welder based in the company’s Stafford Welding School, has been named ECITB Midlands Apprentice of the Year.

Charity cyclists from Alstom in Bristol raise £4,500 with epic ride to Nantes


Eleven cyclists from Alstom’s Ocean Energy teams have completed an unsupported 440km bike ride over three days from the Bristol office to Nantes, the location of the team’s global HQ.

Alstom signs two more biomass contracts in the UK


Alstom has signed two contracts with Danish power plant specialist Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) for Geared Reaction steam turbines (GRT) to be used in two UK biomass projects.

Alstom acquires 100% of Signalling Solutions Ltd (SSL), in the United Kingdom


Alstom has signed an agreement to buy Balfour Beatty’s share of Signalling Solutions Ltd (SSL), a 50-50 joint-venture between Alstom and Balfour Beatty established in 2007 to provide advanced signalling solutions to the UK and Ireland’s rail sectors. 

Alstom signs contract for Tilbury biomass power station in UK


Alstom has signed its third contract this year with Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC), the Danish power plant specialist, for a Geared Reaction steam turbine (GRT) at the proposed Tilbury biomass project.

Alstom 2014/15 results


In the context of the project between Alstom and General Electric, and in compliance with IFRS 5, Thermal Power, Renewable Power and Grid activities, as well as some corporate costs, have been classified as Discontinued Operations; they are therefore not included in orders, sales, income from operations and are reported under the "net income – discontinued operations" line.

Positive Move for away day


Alstom and DF Energy, consortium partners for the construction of Carrington Power Station, have contributed £400 towards the running costs of day trips organised by community group Positive Moves CIC.  The trips are organised on a regular basis for people aged 65 and above, with recent trips including visits to Bury Market and Port Sunlight.

Alstom partners with London Underground to complete the modernisation of Northern line trains


Alstom has now completed the modernisation of 106 trains serving the Northern line, following a two year upgrade programme for London Underground (LU). Alstom has worked in partnership with LU to ensure a seamless transition and to maintain the daily service levels ‎of the Underground.

Alstom makes further commitment to Stafford with plans for second state-of-the-art facility in town


Alstom has announced plans for the creation of a second new facility in Redhill, Stafford. This state of the art facility will house Alstom’s High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) and Systems operations. Together with the Automation division, the facility will be completed by early 2017.