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Located in the Hauts-de-France technology park, France's most successful region in the rail and automotive sectors, the Valenciennes site is by its size and number of employees the largest of Alstom's 13 sites in France. More than 150 recruitments are planned for 2020.

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Contact Alstom in France
48, rue Albert Dhalenne
93400 Saint-Ouen, FRANCE
Phone: + 33 (0)1 57 06 90 00

A key actor in French mobility

Alstom is a key actor in mobility in France and a major partner of agglomerations, French regions and operators such as SNCF and RATP.

With 12 sites across France, Alstom contributes to the vibrancy of local economies. Its 8,500 employees provide a pool of expertise to serve French and international clients. More than 27,000 jobs are generated in France with its 4,500 partner suppliers.

Alstom’s presence throughout the territory, via its sites, its achievements and its services, promotes proximity with its customers to provide them with long-term support in the exploitation of their material. Alstom develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in each rail universe (urban and main line). Alstom's solutions include trains, signalling, services and infrastructure offered separately, bundled or fully integrated.

Gender Equality Index

As of 1 March 2020, Alstom has received a score of 94 points out of 100 on the 2019 Gender Equality Index in France. This excellent score is the result of an equal pay policy which is an integral part of the strategy, values and the culture of the company.

  • Latest innovations

    80% of the group’s R&D is invested in France. Some of Alstom’s major innovation projects are based in France:

    • Passenger experience
    • Aptis eBus
    • Avelia new-generation (R&D “TGV of the Future”)
    • Urbalis, CBTC
    • SRS, ground-based static charging system for trams and electric buses.
employees, including 4,000 engineers
centres of excellence
bn in sales
of sales made outside France
  • Euroduplex (L'Océane)

    Euroduplex (L'Océane)

    On the new Océane lines, the very high speed Euroduplex trains offer a new experience in travel: new design, brightness, comfort and connectivity.

  • Coradia Polyvalent (Regiolis)

    Coradia Polyvalent (Regiolis)

    Approximately 250 regional trains, Coradia Polyvalent for new-generation Regiolis, are in circulation on French territory. They are highly appreciated for their flexibility, reliability, comfort and respect for the environment.

  • Citadis Dualis

    Citadis Dualis

    The tram-train provides the link between the city centre and the suburbs by combining the advantages of the train with those of the tram. They are already in circulation in Canada and in three French regions: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Île-de-France and Pays-de-la-Loire.

  • Citadis


    In 2017, Alstom France delivered the first of the 60 XO5 trams destined for Sydney in Australia. Designed and assembled in La Rochelle (Nouvelle-Aquitaine), the Citadis XO5 represents the very latest development of the Citadis range of trams.

  • Infrastructure/Signalling (CNM)

    Infrastructure/Signalling (CNM)

    Alstom France has designed, supplied and installed a turnkey main line signalling system for the Contournement Nîmes-Montpellier (CNM) bypass. Alstom will provide support for the signalling maintenance activities for a period of 21 years.

  • Locomotive maintenance

    Locomotive maintenance

    Three of Alstom’s historical customers, Akiem, Europorte and Macquarie European Rail, recently renewed their confidence in the Services teams of the Belfort site by signing extensions to the operational maintenance contracts of their locomotive fleets.

  • Double-deck trains (RER NG)

    Double-deck trains (RER NG)

    The new-generation RER is part of the "transport revolution" initiated by Île-de-France. Designed for dense zones, it boasts a fully open design on 2 levels, with a focus on fluidity, comfort and safety.

  • Metro (MP14)

    Metro (MP14)

    MP14 is the future metro of Île-de-France, intended to run on lines 4, 11 and 14. Representing the latest generation of automatic rubber-tyred metros, MP14 is designed to enhance passenger experience. It combines comfort and performance, energy efficiency and ease of maintenance.

  • SRS (Tram for Nice)

    SRS (Tram for Nice)

    Alstom France is currently supplying its latest-generation Citadis tram and its innovative ground-based static charging solution SRS to the city of Nice. As a result, the new tramway lines 2 and 3 will be perfectly integrated into the architecture of the city.

  • Locomotives (Prima H4 SBB)

    Locomotives (Prima H4 SBB)

    47 bi-mode locomotives are currently being manufactured at Belfort for SBB Infrastructure in Switzerland. These locomotives belong to Alstom's brand new Prima H4 bi-mode platform, conceived for shunting and track work.

  • Automatic train operation (OCTYS, line 6)

    Automatic train operation (OCTYS, line 6)

    Alstom will provide its automatic train operation system I-CBTC to RATP for lines 6 and 11 of the Paris metro. This includes the on-board system, which carries out the automatic operation functions, and the radio system, which transmits data between the train and the ground.

Work at Alstom in France

Joining Alstom will allow you to develop your career within a diverse and international working environment. You’ll be contributing to the success of a crucial global player positioned at the forefront of innovation and sustainable transport modes for its customers and passengers. Our corporate culture is based on innovation, diversity, entrepreneurship, social responsibility and ethics. We share common values: team spirit, trust and a sense of action. The possibilities of development offered by Alstom, both in France and internationally, will give you the opportunity to take charge of your professional career and contribute directly to the development of sustainable mobility around the world.

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