Thales Group

Neuilly-sur-Seine, Cedex 92526


About Thales Group


45, rue de Villiers
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Cedex 92526
+33 (0)1 57 77 86 61

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As a leader in providing mission critical solutions for the safety and security markets, Thales responds to these needs by offering a wide range of railways signalling solutions and integrated transportation systems, to ensure safe and secure transportation of goods and people.

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Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

MTA awards contract to Crosstown Partners to improve subway communications systems

March 7, 2023
Thales will supply the SelTrac CBTC technology and maintain the system for 25 years, and TC Electric will upgrade the stations, wayside and track.
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Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

Thales will continue modernization of Montreal metro network

April 11, 2022
With this new contract extension, Thales will be supplying new technology to a total of 16 stations/depots.

Thales upgrades Montreal’s Metro network

Oct. 22, 2021
This project aims to improve the technological infrastructure of the Montreal metro while accommodating future network developments.
Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

New contract for Thales to provide CBTC signaling to Vancouver’s Broadway Subway Project

Sept. 24, 2020
Thales has been selected to provide its SelTrac CBTC signaling technology for the project.
Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

Metropolitan Transportation Authority fully integrates communications based train control on Flushing Line

July 25, 2019
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has completed a resignalling project that has helped boost on-time performance. In May, MTA started enabling Thales’ automatic ...
Mosaic Transit Group
A rendering of the Finch West LRT station portal.
Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

Thales to provide signaling system to Finch West LRT line

June 26, 2019
Mosaic Transit Group, under contract with Metrolinx, selected the Thales SelTrac™ CBTC solution for the 6.84-mile light-rail line.
Railroad Signals, PTC, Control Systems and Products

Thales to provide signaling system to Ottawa LRT extension

June 14, 2019
The Stage 2 Confederation Line extension will expand the initial 13 station Stage 1 Confederation Line farther east and west.

New York Transit Authority Names Thales a Genius Transit Challenge Winner

April 16, 2018
The MTA Genius Transit Challenge has named Thales as a winner in the Signaling category for its innovative onboard systems.

MTA Announces 19 Finalists in the MTA Genius Transit Challenge

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority put forth the names of nineteen individuals who are seeking to do just that.

Thales Using AdaCore’s GNAT Pro for Critical Avionics Software

Oct. 31, 2017
AdaCore has announced that its GNAT Pro Ada environment has been successfully used by Thales to develop and verify a qualified autocode generator for critical airborne software...

Articles & News

Invision AI
A screengrab from a video explaining the work Invision AI, Thales and Metrolinx partnered on during the WinterTech Development Program.

Invision AI, Thales and Metrolinx wrap 18-month train autonomy project

Oct. 4, 2021
The project, supported by the government of Ontario, aimed to bring enhanced situational awareness, safety and operational benefits to rail operators in all weather conditions...
Hitachi Rail
Hitachi Rail expects to drive growth in its signaling and turnkey business, like the autonomous metro system it supplied in Copenhagen.

Hitachi Rail to acquire Thales signaling business in a deal worth US$2 billion

Hitachi Rail expects the deal to strengthen the company's position within the rail signaling market and accelerate its MaaS offering.
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Autonomous Vehicles

Metrolinx, Invision AI and Thales partner to develop AV rail systems that withstand winter conditions

The partnership is being funded in part with provincial money and will build a platform that enhances safety and reliability of rail systems.
Maile Bucher/Mass Transit Magazine
The cybersecurity panel examined how agencies and companies continue to develop methods to keep transit systems secure.
Safety & Security

UITP 2017: Cybersecurity for Public Transport - How to Protect Our Systems

June 22, 2017
In a developing world how can agencies work to provide better cybersecurity to protect themselves against attacks? There are a number of different factors that should be considered...
Jason Lauffer, Director, Business Development & Customer Services, Thales Transport & Security Inc.

2015 Top 40 under 40: Jason Lauffer

Sept. 18, 2015
Jason Lauffer, Director, Business Development & Customer Services, Thales Transport & Security Inc.
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40 Under 40

2015 Top 40 Under 40

Sept. 18, 2015
Mass Transit’s Top 40 Under 40 is our annual opportunity to recognize outstanding young individuals making a name in the public transit industry. We recognize individuals for ...
Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
The Dubai Metro is the world’s longest driverless train system with almost 47 miles of track.

Fast Growth in a Demanding Environment

June 8, 2015
Dubai has seen tremendous growth and building transportation to accommodate it in the hot, sandy environment has pushed innovation forward.

Videos & Resources

Top 40 Future of Public Transportation

2015's Top 40 Under 40: What They Would Like to See for the Future of Public Transportation

Sept. 22, 2015
In their own words, the 2015 Top 40 Under 40 talk about what they would like to see for the future of public transportation.
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2015's Top 40 Under 40: The Future of Public Transportation

Sept. 22, 2015
In their own words, the 2015 Top 40 Under 40 talk about what they would like to see for the future of public transportation.
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2015 Top 40 under 40: Jason Lauffer

Sept. 18, 2015
View 2015 recipient Thales Transport & Security Inc. Director, Business Development & Customer Services Jason Lauffer talk about transit.
TfL Works at Addressing Skills Shortages

TfL Works at Addressing Skills Shortages

Sept. 9, 2015
Transport for London (TfL) works with its suppliers to address skills shortages and generate apprenticeships and employment opportunities in the transport sector. View more at...

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Thales Picked to Modernize Queens Boulevard Line

Oct. 1, 2015
Thales has been awarded a $49.6 million contract to upgrade the New York subway’s Queens Boulevard Line with its signaling solution. This project will help modernize the line ...
The Metropolis trainsets will be produced in Santa Perpetua factory in Spain where the metro trainsets for line 1 were manufactured.

Alstom to Provide Second System for Panama Metro Network

Sept. 24, 2015
Alstom, leader of a consortium with CIM, Sofratesa, Thales and TSO, was awarded by Consórcio Línea 2 a contract to supply an integrated system to equip metro Line 2 of Panama....

TfL: 40 Percent of Tube Network Set for Major Boost in Capacity

Aug. 4, 2015
Transport for London (TfL) has awarded the contract to deliver the vital modernization of the signalling and train control system on the next four London Underground (LU) lines...

Edmonton Initiates Independent Audit of Metro Signalling System

Aug. 3, 2015
In its continued commitment to bring the Metro Line into safe and reliable public service as quickly as possible, the city of Edmonton has engaged an industry expert to conduct...

MTA Moves Forward With Queens Blvd Line CBTC

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on July 20. gave preliminary approval to two contracts totaling $205.8 million to Siemens Industry Inc. and Thales Transport & ...

Thales Launches TransCity: Cloud-Ready Ticketing Solutions

June 12, 2015
International Public Transport Organisation – Exhibition 2015 in Milan, Thales is proud to launch TransCity, a cloud-ready range of evolutionary fare collections solutions, destined...
City of Edmonton
The Metro Line represents the next major step towards transforming Edmonton’s transportation system.

ETS Metro Line Signalling System Handover Progressing

March 31, 2015
The city of Edmonton remains cautiously optimistic the Metro Line will open this spring after completing an initial review of the handover material from its signalling system ...

Metro Line Signalling System Handover Materials Received

March 23, 2015
Following recent shutdowns of Edmonton's LRT system for signalling system tests required for the Metro Line extension, the city of Edmonton has received a great deal of handover...

Bombardier and Thales Win Latest Rail Control Contract for the Mediterranean Corridor in Spain

A Bombardier and Thales consortium has won a contract to deliver the European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 1 for the 210 km Valencia to Vandellos section of the Mediterranean...