Alstom in Finland

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Alstom in Finland

Alstom is a key player in the Finnish railway market. To date, Alstom has delivered 12 metro cars, 46 electrical locomotives, and over 50 trains in Finland, including the Pendolino high-speed trains. 

The Alstom site in Helsinki hosts an engineering team which is developing centralised train control systems for mainline and urban eco-systems.

Our comprehensive product portfolio range from high-speed trains, metros, monorail and trams to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. 

Alstom is a global leader in smart, innovative, and sustainable mobility. Alstom has developed a new generation of emission-free trains equipped with fuel cell drive, as well as a solid platform for battery-driven vehicles. Alstom has integrated eco-design into its product research and development strategy to reduce the environmental impact throughout the lifecycle of trains. Alstom develops and customises solutions to deliver the best quality with a high level of service while focusing on safety and punctuality.

  • 46
    SR2 locomotives delivered to VR Group
  • 12
    metro cars delivered
  • 18
    high-speed Pendolino Sm3 trains delivered to VR Group
  • 30
    Coradia Sm4 trains, longer-distance Helsinki commuter trains, delivered to VR Group
  • Coradia Stream (Sm4)

    Coradia Stream (Sm4)

    A total of 10 Coradia Stream trains were ordered by VR in 1996. Following this, a confirmation of an option for 20 similar electrical multiple units (EMUs) was made in 2002.

    The trains are being used for commuter traffic in Helsinki and on the regional link to Tampere. The 2-car trains have a capacity for 284 passengers and operate at a maximum speed of 160 km/h.

  • Pendolino high-speed train (Sm3)

    Pendolino high-speed train (Sm3)

    Following an initial order of 10 vehicles in the early 1990’s, VR confirmed and option for the supply of 8 additional tilting trains in 2002. This order was part of a plan undertaken by VR to improve rail service on the main Finnish railway lines, and ended up ordering a total number of 18 Pendolinos. The trains have been in service in Finland on regional lines such as Helsinki-Turku; Helsinki-Jyvaskyla and Helsinki-Oulu main lines. Each train comprises 6 cars and is able to carry up to 287 passengers at a maximum speed of 220 km/h.

  • Pendolino (Allegro) train

    Pendolino (Allegro) train

    In 2006, we were awarded a contract to deliver 4 new high-speed tilting trains featuring 342 seats to be operated on the Helsinki – St Petersburg line, cutting the travel time on the 450km journey by more than 2 hours from 5.5 to just over 3 hours, achieving a top speed of 220 kph.

    Helsinki-St-Petersburg Allegro is an electric trainset with a distributed power which can operate on both 25 kV AC 50 Hz and 3 kV DC.

Working at Alstom in Finland

Joining Alstom means being part of a highly qualified international team and you will be working on some of the most prestigious projects within the railway industry. Our work environment is dynamic and positive, and our Nordic organisation is fast-growing. We offer an innovation-oriented culture with international career opportunities.

Alstom is committed to create a diverse working environment that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to build your career continuously and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry, and a greener more sustainable future for mobility.

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