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What do you do

Alstom is a world leader in delivering and maintaining power generation, transmission and rail transport infrastructure. Alstom employs 93,500 people in 100 countries. In Australia Alstom employs around 1000 people and have been providing advanced infrastructure technologies for over 100 years.

Alstom has a strong maintenance and manufacturing presence in Australia including a rail transport manufacturing and service capabilities in Ballarat, Victoria. Alstom’s Rail Transport activities provide the most reliable trams and trains in Victoria, signalling systems for Regional Rail Link and are developing Australia’s first Automatic Train Protection signalling system in New South Wales.

Alstom have delivered major power generation equipment that provides 25% of Australia’s electricity and Alstom’s power transmission business’s Network Energy Management solutions manage 92% of the country’s electricity networks. For more about Alstom, visit www.alstom.com/australia


Alstom is a global leader in the world of power generation, transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. In Australia and New Zealand, Alstom employs around 1000 people and has workshops or factories in every state. The Group employs more than 96,500 people in 70 countries, and had sales of over AUD 33.3 billion in 2009.

Alstom’s Australian operations are organised into three main operational areas: Power Transport Transmission

Alstom provides the best performing trains and trams in Victoria— the X’Trapolis suburban train and Citadis tram. By the end of 2013, Alstom will have provided 74 X’Trapolis trains to Victoria through its local manufacturing and assembly activities in Ballarat.

Alstom has provided 36 Citadis trams to the Melbourne tram network, as well as 6 ‘Bumblebee’ trams in St Kilda. Alstom’s builds the world’s fastest trains in TGV and AGV and in 2007 set the rail speed record of 574.8kph.

Vision and values

People, sustainability and the environment are at the heart of all of our decisions. Whether we’re limiting the impact our activities have on the environment, promoting sustainable development for all stakeholders and partners or improving the lives of those who come into direct contact with Alstom, we take our corporate and social responsibilities very seriously.

More information can be found on our website: http://www.alstom.com/Sustainability/Our-commitment/


Alstom employs around 1000 people across Australia, and its Transport team continues to grow in order to deliver new projects in Victoria and New South Wales.

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Ballarat's strong manufacturing sector and education and training capabilities provide highly quality workforce to meet the demands of our business.

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Matthieu Chevalier
Alstom Ballarat Site Director

Website: www.alstom.com

Phone: 0451 759 245

Email: matthieu.chevalier@alstomgroup.com