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Visit to the Alstom site in Savigliano


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CRIT organizes for its members a techno-tour at the Alstom headquarters in Savigliano (CN), a center of excellence for Alstom World for suburban and regional trains (X’trapolis and Coradia Meridian) and for high-speed trains with variable weight (Pendolino), a technology born here in the early 1970s. The plant, which also makes use of the international experience of Alstom, is able to design and produce high-speed trains with variable weight (Pendolino), very high-speed trains (AGV) and regional trains (Coradia Meridian); design and build prototypes of suburban trains (X’trapolis).

Alstom has been a CRIT associated companies since 2010.

We invite you to express your interest in taking part in the visit by completing the registration form. You will be contacted for more information on the contents and logistic details.

Alstom Italy

With a turnover of 1 billion euros in the 2014/2015 financial year, 8 offices distributed throughout the Italian territory and 2,700 employees, it is one of the leading companies in the railway sector in Italy.

History

2000: Alstom acquires Fiat Ferroviaria and its subsidiaries Elettromeccanica Parizzi and Fiat-Sig (Switzerland), which are merged by incorporation and renamed Alstom Railway.

2012: Alstom completes the acquisition of Osvaldo Carboni Lecco SpA, which began in 2008.

2015: On 2 November, Alstom completed the sale of its activities in the Energy segment (Power generation and Grid) to General Electric. Today the Group is entirely focused on rail transport.

The offices

The Alstom offices in Italy design and produce rolling stock, components, signaling and infrastructures for rail transport, from high-speed trains to signaling systems, to turnkey projects for undergrounds and tramways. They guarantee their customers assistance and maintenance, making use of the most advanced technologies in the sector.

The projects

Among the most recent projects at national level:

  • very high speed AGV and Pendolino Italo trains for NTV and related maintenance;
  • Coradia Meridian regional trains for Trenitalia, GTT and Trenord;
  • New Pendolino high-speed trains for Trenitalia;
  • signaling system for the Bologna high-speed bypass;
  • renewal of the signaling system of the Milan metro line 1, without service interruption, and infrastructures for the new line 5;
  • fleet maintenance: Minuetto (Trenitalia); Coradia Meridian (Trenord); Italo (NTV).

Among the international projects:

  • Pendolino trains for PKP in Poland and SBB in Switzerland;
  • traction systems for trams in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Ottawa, Cuenca, Dubai, Tours, Nottingham, Istanbul; and for the metros of Chennai, Nanjing, Singapore, Paris and Los Teques;
  • replacement of the signaling system in eastern Denmark and modernization of the Arad-Curtici line in Romania;
  • infrastructure for Line 12 of the Mexico City and Caracas – Los Teques metro.

Thanks to its technologies, Alstom Italia actively participates in the development of the country’s infrastructure and contributes to its progress.

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Alstom site of Savigliano

The Alstom headquarters in Savigliano (CN), with approximately 900 employees and an area of ​​323,000 square meters, is today one of the most important design and production centers of the Italian railway industry.

Founded in 1853, the Savigliano site is Alstom’s global center of excellence for suburban and regional trains (X’trapolis and Coradia Meridian) and for high-speed variable speed trains (Pendolino), a technology born here early 70s. He therefore has the responsibility, internationally, for defining and developing this type of product and the related offers.

The plant, which also makes use of the international experience of Alstom, is able to design and produce high-speed trains with variable weight (Pendolino), very high-speed trains (AGV) and regional trains (Coradia Meridian); design and build prototypes of suburban trains (X’trapolis).

Savigliano is also the home of Alstom’s maintenance business, whose activities take place mainly in the depots of railway operators throughout Italy. Trolley maintenance and overhaul services are performed in a dedicated department within the site.

Savigliano is one of the five Alstom sites in the world to host a specific construction department for the creation of prototypes (First Train Workshop) capable of producing and validating all the first trains before starting series production. The department hosts not only the production lines, but also all the resources that contribute to the realization of the project (Design, Industrialization, Validation, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Engineering, Business Excellence, Planning).

From the Savigliano site, 500 Pendolino trains were sold in 20 years, sold in 12 countries, from Italy to Finland, from the United Kingdom to Russia and, in collaboration with other Italian sites, over 400 trains of the Coradia / Minuetto family in service in Italy from Trentino to Sicily.

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