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Our ambition is to accompany all transportation stakeholders in meeting tomorrow’s mobility challenges. We strive to provide them with the most efficient and digital mobility systems, while further improving the environmental friendliness of our solutions. 

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We offer a complete range of equipment and services, from high-speed trains, metros, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.

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At Alstom, we value curious and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. We are building an agile, inclusive, and responsible culture, where diverse people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographies.

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Alstom in the UK and Ireland

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+44 (0) 207 438 9230

Regional depot telephone numbers

Chester +44 (0) 1244 605873
Glasgow +44 (0) 141 418 1044
Liverpool +44 (0) 151 734 6851
Manchester +44 (0) 161 2162028
Oxley +44 (0) 1902 485696
Wembley +44 (0) 20896 36185
Widnes +44 (0) 151 495 5900

Alstom in the UK and Ireland

Alstom has been part of the rail industry here for over a century. One third of all daily passenger rail journeys in the UK are on an Alstom train and half of the trains on the London Underground were made by Alstom. The first ever Citadis tram was created for Dublin, Ireland.

We provide the widest range of smart solutions in the rail market, from innovative high-speed rolling stock, metros and trams to maintenance, modernisation, infrastructure and signalling.

Our new technology centre at Widnes, where we have built a world-class training academy and modernisation facility opened in 2017.

Sustainability vision

Alstom recognises the importance of implementing a sustainable business model which supports the transition to sustainable transport systems in order to ensure the long-term success of our planet. As a sustainable business by nature, we pride ourselves on delivering a wide range of innovative and environmentally friendly technologies and solutions.

Nick Crossfield, Managing Director Alstom UK and Ireland

"Alstom UK and Ireland commit to embedding sustainability into every element of our organisation – from reducing the carbon footprint of our work sites through to increasing the diversity of the rail industry workforce.

Nick Crossfield
Managing Director, Alstom UK and Ireland

The UK’s New Green Age: a step change in transport

Decarbonisation calls for a £10bn investment programme in UK rail and mass transit systems, after research revealed that the UK has opportunities to improve infrastructure, learning lessons from international examples. As well as the economic benefits, the report reveals the true scale of environmental advancements that these schemes bring, including tackling carbon emissions, cleaning air and supporting modal shift.

To support green transport options the report also calls for rolling out fleets of clean, zero emission hydrogen trains to replace polluting diesels and investment to speed up electrification projects and support initiatives such as Northern Powerhouse Rail and Midlands Engine Rail. These will all serve the multiple purposes of benefiting the economy, jobs, and our environment.

Access the Alstom Decarbonisation Report below or click here

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Our commitments

Addressing the challenges of tomorrow’s mobility in a responsible way.

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million passengers on Northern Line daily
million passengers on Avanti West Coast Pendolinos each year
  • Pendolino


    We built the 56 Pendolinos running on the West Coast Mainline. Passenger numbers are now at 37 million per annum and the fleet runs 17.8 million miles every year. We have converted 31 trains from nine-car to 11-car.

  • Eurostar

    Alstom built the UK’s very first High Speed Train, the 38 original e300 Eurostars that operate between London, Paris and Brussels. We recently donated two powercars to the National College for a new generation to train on.

  • HS1

    An Alstom-led infrastructure joint venture delivered the final 20 km of track and overhead line for the final phase of the Paris – London HS1.

  • London tube

    We built and service 106 trains on London Underground’s busiest line, the Northern Line, guaranteeing 96 in operation every day.

  • Trams


    Alstom built and services the fleet of Citadis trams that serve the Dublin LUAS and supplied 22 Citadis trams to serve the Nottingham tramway. Longer trams are due to arrive in Dublin this year.

  • Citadis - Dublin's new transport vision

    Citadis - Dublin's new transport vision

    In July 2020 Alstom delivered the first of eight new 55-metre long Citadis trams to Dublin city centre. This is part of Alstom’s joint project with Transport Infrastructure Ireland to deliver more capacity to passengers on Dublin’s public transport network.

  • Crossrail


    The ATC unincorporated joint venture is delivering the system-wide fit out package of the 21km twin Crossrail tunnels under London.

  • Signalling

    Alstom is delivering innovative new solutions to provide signalling for Crossrail outside the main tunnel and is delivering Network Rail’s Bristol Area Signalling Renewal & Enhancement.

  • Electrification

    The ABC joint venture is the UK’s biggest electrification provider, currently working on the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Project.

  • Pendolino re-paint

    The first contract being delivered in Widnes is a £90m complete re-paint of the Pendolino fleet to extend their life.

  • Services


    Alstom maintains and overhauls the entire Pendolino fleet, London Underground’s Northern Line trains, Nottingham and Dublin tram fleets, plus a range of other rolling stock.

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