Thales Ground Transportation Systems

More than 9,000 employees work in the team of Thales Ground Transportation Systems for around 250 customers in 60 countries worldwide. With many years of expertise in signalling technology, communication, ticketing systems and cyber security solutions, Thales enables the efficient transport of people and goods.

With 450 experts, the team in Austria supports railway operators in Austria as well as in Central and Eastern European markets such as Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia but also worldwide, with customized solutions adapted to local requirements in the field of traffic management and train control technology.

With the unique combination of technology leadership, innovation and teamwork, Thales in Austria plays a key role in the digital transformation of its customers.

Role and Key Contribution

  • The growing complexity of modern railway operation and management systems mandates continuous research in new techniques and approaches on how to use state-of-the-art hardware as well as system and software engineering methods for safety critical solutions in the railway business.
  • As a leading actor in the railway market, Thales GTS in Austria contributes to ESBS-Austria with its expertise in safety critical embedded railway equipment and software.