An active player in the modernisation of the Polish transport sector
Alstom has been present in Poland in the transport sector for 20 years with a 150-year legacy railway manufacturing in the country.
With over 1,200 employees, Alstom is a local employer continuously investing in technology and skills. The company sources 40% of components from subcontractors in Poland.
Alstom’s ambition is to contribute to the development of Poland’s railway system with its technology and expertise.
Alstom has been pioneer in introducing high-speed trains in the country with its Pendolino flagship for PKP InterCity.
Alstom Katowice is a European centre of excellence for aluminium and steel car body-shells, an engineering and manufacturing site for metro, trams and regional trains. 215,000 m², incl. 64,500m² of manufacturing halls. All production phases: welding, painting, assembly, testing, dynamic test track
- Growing competences: headcount has doubled since 2011.
- From sub-components supplier to Alstom full leading unit.
- Alstom European Centre of Excellence for Aluminium and Steel . Unique factory in Poland with facilities enabling it to produce aluminium, steel and stainless steel car body-shells.
- Focus on Project Management Organisation and Engineering since 2014. Katowice is now part of Alstom global engineering competence centre
20years of Alstom presence in Poland in transport
20Pendolino trains in service
Reference projects in Poland
Metros for Europe
Metropolis for Warsaw (Poland) - 18 six-car trainsets ; Metropolis for Budapest (Hungary) – 22 five-car trainsets for line 2 and 15 four-car trains for line 4 ; Metropolis for Amsterdam (The Netherlands) – 28 six-car trainsets for lines 5 & 6.
Trams for Europe
Warsaw trams and 37 Citadis trams for Istanbul (Turkey). Project completed in 2011.
On-going projects in Poland
Metropolis for Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) – 69 two-car trainsets for line 4 (yellow), 5 (green), 6 (purple). Duration: 2013-2018
Expo 2020 metro
Metropolis for Dubai (UAE) – 50 five-car trainsets for EXPO 2020. Completion: December 2019.
New Coradia Stream for the Netherlands
Coradia regional trains for NS in the Netherlands – 79 trains in 2 configurations: 8 cars (30 trains) and 5 cars (49 trains). Completion: October 2022.
Regional trains for Germany
Coradia Lint for Deutsche Bahn and private operators in Germany. Over 570 car body- shells painted and pre-fitted.
Working at Alstom Poland
People, at the heart of our business
Development and career management of our people is key for the success and growth of Alstom. Setting trends in innovative and environmentally-friendly technologies, Alstom knows that the employee empowerment is crucial to its success and continues to strengthen its culture by promoting diversity and entrepreneurial spirit with a fundamental commitment to integrity and high ethical business standards and practice.