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ALSTOM SPAIN

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Postal address Registered office and Headquarters:
Martinez Villergas, 49 - Edificio V
E-28027 Madrid. Spain
Telephone +34 91 334 58 00 Fax +34 91 334 58 01 Web www.alstom.com/es/spain/
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Postal address Main Sites:
Rolling Stock Industrial Center. Santa Perpetua de Mogoda (Barcelona)
Road B-140 from Santa Perpetua to Mollet, km. 7,500
E-08130 Santa Perpetua de Mogola. Barcelona. Spain

Telephone +34 93 575 50 00 Fax +34 93 574 04 44
Postal address Railway Equipment Maintenance Center. Getafe (Madrid)
Bell St., 7-9 - Polígono Industrial San Marcos
28906 Getafe. Madrid. Spain

Postal address Engineering center Signalling and Safety laboratory. Madrid
Martinez Villergas, 49 - Edificio V
E-28027 Madrid. Spain

Telephone +34 91 384 80 00 Fax +34 91 350 99 95
Postal address Global Innovation Center Alstom Digital Mobility (ADM)
Martinez Villergas, 49 - Edificio V
E-28027 Madrid. Spain

Telephone +34 91 384 80 00 Fax +34 91 350 99 95
Postal address Others: Technological center in Barcelona, supporting the Services Unit (Spain and Portugal). Technology center in Santa Perpetua (Barcelona) which consists of Interiorism Excellence Centre and 5 subsystems (Brakes, Acustic, Doors, Electrical and Finishing), highlighting developments in global confort, acustic, design and style, and ergonomic. Innovation and Technology Malaga Centre (Railway Technology Centre - Andalusia Technology Park).
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Description

Leading the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, Alstom develops and markets integrated systems that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom offers 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. Alstom recorded sales of €8.2 billion and booked orders of €9.9 billion in the 2019/20 fiscal year. Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 38,900 people.

 

Alstom Spain employs more than 2,000 people on 18 work sites, The company has a rolling stock manufacturing  site and 4 innovation centres where it runs R&D programs for rolling stock and railway signalling, safety, security, digital mobility and services.

 

Alstom Spain key data: Industrial and commercial presence of all Alstom activities: rolling stock, signaling, Digital Mobility, Services and Systems. 

18 working sites

2 industrial centers

4 innovation centers

Web site: https://www.alstom.com/alstom-spain

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Alstom_es

Management team

Alstom Spain management team:

President Alstom Spain: Leopoldo Maestu. Finance Director: Alberto Gómez. HR Director: Reyes Torres. Legal Director: Angeles Morales. Communication Director: Irma Aguado Signalling, Systems and Infrastructures Managing Director Boris Symchowicz. Services Unit Director: Antonio Rodríguez. General Director Barcelona Industrial center and Trains Unit: Miguel Angel Martín

Main products and services

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customized services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems.

Alstom Trains - Range of rolling stock:

Metropolis Metros

Citadis Tramways

Train-Tram Citadis Dualis and Regio Citadis

X’trápolis Commuter trains (Civia)

Coradia Regional Trains (Nordic, Continental..)

Avelia High Speed Trains (Pendolino, AGV, Euroduplex…)

Prima Locomotives (H3, M4, T8…)

Aptis e-bus

Signalling solutions: The business unit for railway signalling and safety of Alstom Spain has about 500 technicians and engineers dedicated to develop and implement signalling and safety solutions. With a presence of over 60 years in our country, the engineering center and the technology laboratories in Madrid run innovative projects for both the domestic market and for exports. Alstom Spain has two excellence centers worldwide which supply railway signalling, and safety and passenger information.

Signalling systems, control, Safety and Communication for:

Long-haul, regional and commuter services

Urban and suburban systems

High-speed lines

Light railway trains and tramways

Signalling, security and communication systems range:

Conventional signalling systems

Interoperable European signalling system: ERTMS

Protection system ATP / ATO

CBTC system

Automatic driving system

Lateral conventional signalling products

Surveillance systems and passenger information for all kinds of lines and trains

Digital mobility

Digital Passenger sollutions

Connectivity

City mobility and multimodality

IoT

Services and maintenance (rolling stock and infrastructures): As pioneers in maintenance and renovation of rolling stock, Alstom offers a variety of customized services to public and private rail operators. The aim is to ensure an optimized, safe and global management of the rolling stock and other railway equipment throughout its life cycle, whether it has been manufactured by Alstom or by third parties: maintenance, renovation, management of spare parts, support and technical assistance.

Infrastructure and turnkey systems: Alstom offers a complete range of solutions for rail installation, electrification and electricity supply for all types of railway networks, and supply of all electromechanical equipment for lines, stations and workshops. Alstom is a leader in Spain in the area of substations 2x25 kV and rail catenary high-speed. The company has participated in the execution of almost all substations on high-speed lines in Spain. Alstom Spain has also participated in the installation and maintenance of security systems in most tunnels on Spanish high-speed networks.

Turnkey systems: The increasing complexity of projects lead operators to seek global answers to their needs. Alstom combines all its expertise as a multi-especialist manufacturer to manage complete railway systems: rolling stock, signalling, infrastructure, services...

Alstom Spain key references:

Rolling stock renewal:

24 AVE SERIES 100. Interior renewal, adaptation

6 AVE SERIES 101. Train adaptation of S101 to S100

Commuter cars RENFE S-446 and S-447. Adaptation of accesibility for disabled people. 165 cars

10 AVE SERIES 100 – RENFE. AVE adaptation for operation on the high-speed line linking Spain and France.

24 AVE SERIES 100. Car R2 adaptation from preference layout to tourist layout

AVE SERIE 100. Prototype WIFI installation

 

Trains maintenance:

Suburban trains S450, S451, S447 and CIVIA – Renfe

Very high-speed trains S100 “AVE” - RENFE

High-speed trains S104 and S114 - RENFE

High-speed locomotives S252 - RENFE

Citadis tramways in Barcelona, Madrid and Murcia

Barcelona tramway S9000 - TMB

Traction chains S121, S120 and S120.050 - ACTREN

Signalling:  ERTMS

ERTMS level 2 for the high-speed line Albacete-Alicante

ERTMS level 2 for the high-speed Northwest corridor (Valladolid-León-Burgos).

On-board equipment for high-speed trains S100, TAV S104, S114, AVRIL G3, CIVIAS, TALGO MECCA-MEDINA - 239 board equipment in service

On-board equipment  ETCS/ERTMS  level 2 baseline 3) for ADIF auscultation trains  (Seneca and BT)

On-board equipment (ETCS/ERTMS  level 2 baseline 3)  for Renfe suburban trains

Third rail - ERTMS level 1 Zaragoza-Huesca, Girona-Figueres, Castellbisbal–Can Tunis and Castellbisbal/Papiol-Mollet San Fost

High-speed line Madrid-Levante (Alpera variant)

Interlocking

Smartlock 200 and Smartlock 300. Over 100 sets of equipment in operation

Chamartin station

Urban signalling

Barcelona Tramway

Madrid Tramway

Malaga Metro

Train-tram Chiclana-San Fernando

Madrid Light Rail Control centre

Recoletos Tunnel (Madrid suburban line)

Infrastructures:

Tramway systems in Barcelona, Granada, Parla, Jaen, Murcia

Civil protection and safety facilities - Tunnels in the high-speed line Orense-Santiago

Catenaries for the high-speed line Madrid-Segovia-Valladolid, Chinchilla- Almansa and Medina del Campo-Salamanca, the commuter tunnels from Barcelona, line 9 in Barcelona metro, various commuter lines in Mallorca and the conventional Barcelona line

Substations for high-speed network: Madrid-Zaragoza-Barcelona-Frontera Francesa and Cordoba – Malaga and Madrid - Levante.

Maintenance of electrification facilities in high-speed lines

Rail maintenance and catenary of Renfe Integria workshops

 

Top products: ROLLING STOCK: 1. Coradia iLint, a new hydrogen train. MAINTENANCE: 2. Digital Services. OTHERS: 3. Mastria – Smart mobility. SIGNALLING: 4. ERTMS Leaders

 

Activities by year

Alstom Spain milestones 2019:

Alstom Spain to supply 34 regional trains to CFL in Luxemburg

Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply 34 regional high-capacity double-deck trains from the Coradia range to CFL  for a total of around €360 million.  The new fleet will include 80-metre and 160-metre long trains to be delivered from December 2021 onwards. The trains, which will be able to reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h, will run on the national network, as well as in Belgium and France.

The trains are designed and developed by an international team of experts of five different nationalities (Germany, Belgium, Spain, France and Italy) . They will be manufactured at Alstom’s site in Barcelona (Spain).

Fundación ONCE and Alstom agreement to  improve accessibility in transport

Fundación ONCE and Alstom have signed a collaboration agreement to improve universal accessibility in transport and achieve full inclusion of people with disabilities. From this perspective, Alstom and Fundación ONCE commit to promote accessibility in design projects and create solutions “that improve usability and comfort for people with disabilities or for the senior population in transport”.

For this reason, Alstom will promote universal accessibility in all its products and services. Alstom will also participate in R&D projects that aim to provide added value for people with disabilities or with special needs.

Alstom will develop a driving simulator for Barcelona Metro

Barcelona Metro operator, TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona), has awarded Alstom a contract for the development  of a S9000 trains driving simulator, dedicated to lines 9 and 10, the unique driverless ones currently in operation in Spain.

The solution will consist of a training system, including a virtual reality station, that incorporate the latest simulation technologies for routes, conditions and obstacles. The simulator will create real scenarios and situations employing the virtual reality technology already used by video games developers.

This simulator, which includes a full-scale cabin reproduction of the Alstom’s Metropolis S9000 train, will allow instruct operator technicians in a quick and efficient resolution of incidents on automatic lines.

Alstom participates in an infrastructure smart maintenance innovation project.

Alstom, together with Adif, Ferrovial and Insitu, has successfully developed the Sentinel project, an innovation program that aims to create a new prototype of a smart system for managing and maintaining railway infrastructure by using structured big data to get a fast, full picture of the state and evolution of the railway line.  The Sentinel project has been co-financed by the Center for Industrial Technological Development and by the European Union through the Structural Funds for Regional Development, through the program FEDER-INNTERCONECTA 2016.

During this three-year-project, innovation teams  have worked to integrate a data-capturing device into maintenance vehicles for railway lines and feed a database with a corresponding system of geographical information. That way, it can update an automatic or semi-automatic inventory of railway assets, at the same time as it reviews and evaluates parts of the railway, thereby optimizing maintenance operations.

This automated inventory of assets gives a fast, dynamic, combined panorama of all the pieces of infrastructure and parts of the network, such as lanes, tap bolts, railroad ties, markers, signals… The system’s characteristics are continuity and precision, such that continually updating the inventory lets changes in the infrastructure parts be analysed and tracked over time in order to predict changes, failures, or emergency situations, as well as allowing for monitoring of digital maintenance and inspection by maintenance personnel. Technology related to Industry 4.0 was used to develop it, including big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence and vision, models and simulations, European GNSS, and satellites.

Alstom’s Atlas ERTMS level 2 technology in Valladolid-León High Speed corridor starts commercial services

In July 2019 the  Alstom`s Atlas ERTMS Level 2 traffic control system entered in commercial services on the Valladolid-Palencia-León High Speed Line.

Thanks to the ERTMS Level 2 technology, the Valladolid-Leon line has increased its safety and  train’s speed, with the consequent reduction of travel times and an increase in the network capacity and regularity.

The project has been successfully developed after almost 10,000 km of tests and virtual demos made by the Alstom Signalling Centre of Excellence located in Madrid.

The implementation of the latest ERTMS level 2 technology will allow the operator to know the coordinates of the trains in real time (thanks to the use of GSM-R mobile communication devices), and thus increase the safety, efficiency, availability and speed of the line.

With over 15 years of experience installing ERTMS solutions, Alstom is a global pioneer in its development and implementation and a worldwide leader in on-board equipment. With projects in 30 countries, Alstom has installed 38% of ERTMS L2 Trackside  in service in Europe and equipped over 7,000 trains of 160 different types with its Atlas ERTMS solution. Atlas is a scalable solution that can be adapted to all types of traffic and operational needs: passengers and freight, high-speed or suburban.Alstom’s signalling engineering and technology centre in Spain executes national projects and take part in some international projects. Highlights of ERTMS references recently awarded in Spain include the high-speed lines of the West Coast corridor (Albacete-Alicante), the Mediterranean corridor (connection with the French border), the Zaragoza-Huesca link and the Northwest corridor (Valladolid-León-Burgos). Alstom has also installed or is installing the on-board equipment for the suburban networks of Madrid and Barcelona; for Renfe Ave high-speed trains (Series 100, 104 and 114) and for the Haramain project high Speed trains.

Alstom presents in Malaga its SRS ground-based recharging system for  electric buses

Alstom presented in Malaga, Spain, the latest innovation in its proven range of ground-based recharging systems – SRS dedicated to electric buses. The premiere, as part of the PALOMA pilot project currently underway in the southern Spanish city, sees a prototype of SRS for e-buses operating at a bus stop in front of the University of Malaga’s School of Industrial Engineering. It is equipped with a 200kW charger and is associated with a twelve-metre Linkker e-bus which is running on Bus Line 1, operated by EMT, the local transport operator.

Alstom’s SRS for e-buses offers numerous advantages to cities and bus operators. SRS is a completely safe, ground-level, conductive, static recharge system allowing the charging of on-board equipment automatically, in “top-up” mode in a few minutes on a bus line, or within the depots, when off duty. As a ground-based solution, it eliminates the need for overhead infrastructure in cities, preserving the aesthetics of the urban landscape. In depots, SRS avoids the infrastructure costs associated with overhead charging systems and maximises ease of maintenance, with onboard access compatible with existing pits within workshops. SRS is scalable, interoperable and non-proprietary, meaning it can be used for fleets of various bus types, regardless of manufacturer or changes in battery technology.

SRS for e-buses is based on Alstom’s SRS static recharge technology for trams, a proven solution already in operation in Nice, France. For more than 15 years, Alstom has been developing and deploying catenary-free recharge solutions that enable the complete technical and aesthetic integration of trams into historic city centres. These APS and SRS solutions have been sold to 12 cities around the globe and have seen more than 40 million kilometres of tram operation.

Alstom to supply 42 Metropolis trains for Barcelona Metro

Alstom has signed a contract with Barcelona Metro operator TMB (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona) to supply 42 Metropolis trains to replace those currently running on lines 1 and 3 of the network. The contract, valued at over €260 million, includes the design, manufacturing and commissioning of the trains. The five-car trains will be manufactured in Alstom’s Barcelona site and delivered to TMB within two and a half years. 

According to the specifications, the new Metropolis trains will meet strict sustainability criteria; light structure, low energy consumption, high levels of recoverability and recyclability, technical reliability and ease of maintenance. The trains will also be equipped with remote sensors for optimal maintenance.

Alstom also puts the passenger at the heart of its design process. The trains for Barcelona will be built with the comfort of passengers in mind, offering accessibility, wide doors and spaces to facilitate passenger flow, acoustic comfort, vibration mitigation and passenger information in real time. Both external an internal design features will remain faithful to the TMB brand but will also add new visual elements that reflect the identity of Barcelona, such as graphics on the doors that represent Barcelona’s urban landscape.

The new trains for Barcelona will benefit from the experience and reliability of Alstom’s Metropolis range, currently in circulation on lines 9 and 10 of the Barcelona Metro, incorporating innovative technological solutions and meeting TMB’s requirements in terms of reliability, availability, safety and comfort.  Alstom has more than 65 years’ experience in the production of metros, having sold over 17,000 metro cars operating in 55 cities worldwide and carrying 30 million passengers every day.

Pioneer test in Zaragoza with Mastria, Alstom’s multimodal solution

CTAZ (Transport Consortium of Zaragoza Area) and Alstom in  Spain are developing a pilot innovation project, based on Alstom’s multimodal solution Mastria, to improve metropolitan bus network management. The ultimate objective is to resolve incidents more quickly in a real time basis and help to improve route planning.  

Based on the innovative Mastria technology for urban mobility smart management, the objective of this project undertaken by Alstom and CTAZ is to improve bus service efficiency using Big Data and machine learning tools.

The fleet of buses coordinated by CTAZ on which the innovation project will be based includes 6 different operators and covers 30 municipalities, with a total of 25 lines. The organization of this complex network, which annually transports over 5 million passengers, represents a real challenge, as the different operators have diverse internal management mechanisms. The prototype resulting from this joint research aims to coordinate in real time all the network information and improve incident resolution efficiency thereby, offering an improved service for passengers.

Mastria is a pioneering multimodal supervision solution addressed to operators and transport Authorities worldwide. Thanks to Mastria, all the actors of mobility in a given city can be linked: bus, tram and metro networks but also taxi, shared cars, bikes and police, etc. This technology objective is to maximise fluidity between all the means of transportation in a city and to orchestrate passenger routes. Thanks to the application of advance data analytics, it can also predict and anticipate possible incidents, in order to improve mobility management within the city.

Alstom completes Recoletos Tunnel Project in a record time

Alstom completed, in a record time of five months, the project to modernize the signalling of the Recoletos Tunnel, in the section of the tunnel between Atocha and Chamartín, in Maddrid, Spain. The project has included the complete renovation of the signalling and protection systems (ASFA Digital), the installation of new fixed communications systems, as well as the coordination and synchronization with the other works being carried out in the infrastructure at the same time (roads and catenary).

Thanks to this comprehensive reform, the reliability of the line and its facilities has been improved, which has resulted in a higher quality of the service, especially in Madrid suburban network. In addition, it eases and improves the infrastructure maintenance works, while passengers’ comfort is increased. At the same time, security measures of the tunnel has been reinforced, facilitating evacuation, if necessary.

Over seven kilometres in length, the Recoletos Tunnel is a key infrastructure for the Spanish railway network. This is the tunnel that supports more traffic in the entire network, with about 3,290 weekly circulations (98% are suburban trains). Last June, Adif, Spanish Railway Infrastructure Administrator, started the works for its comprehensive remodeling, including the signalling renewal, track replacement and new catenaries installation.

Alstom was awarded with the part of the project in charge of the signalling renewal between the Atocha Cercanías and Chamartín stations, including new interlocks for Nuevos Ministerios and Chamartín train stations, the installation of digital ASFA balises and other infrastructure equipment that will allow to increase the security and the number of circulations in the network.

Alstom certified as a Top Employer Europe and Top Employer Spain 2020

As Top Employer Europe, Alstom has joined a prestigious group of companies that are committed to the highest European standards regarding the working environment and a great dedication to HR excellence

Alstom has been awarded Top Employer Europe for 2020, having been certified by the Top Employers Institute, in six countries: France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Belgium and UK.

Certified organisations dedicate themselves to providing the very best working environment for employees through their progressive Human Resources (HR) practices.

More specifically, the HR Best Practices Survey measures close to 600 practices, in order to evaluate the company’s employee conditions. The international independent audit, Top Employers Institute, covers on ten different topics: Talent Strategy, Workforce Planning, On-boarding, Learning and Development, Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits, Career and Succession Management, Leadership Development and Culture.

Areas Present in more than 60 countries.
Activities Components, Mechanical construction, Rolling stock and traction equipment, Auxiliary electric equipment, Auxiliary mechanical equipment, Maintenance, Others, Telecommunication.
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