Supporting your big ambitions

In Ground Transportation, countries, cities, and transport operators rely on Thales to help them adapt to rapid urbanisation and the change in the way people travel – locally, between cities and across continents. Our expertise in signalling, communications and security gives people and goods the connected journey they deserve to move safely and efficiently.

Whatever it takes.

What sets Thales apart from other companies is our deep commitment to deliver projects and address challenges in an efficient way.

We understand your business

At Thales Ground Transportations Systems, our most important goal is to help you find the right solutions to drive performance and better serve your users.

We understand your business, your issues and your concerns. We know that you must ensure the comfort and the safety of your passengers every day. We also know you are worried about the impact of technological evolutions on your network in the next decade.

That is why we are focused on helping you get the most out of your investments and achieving your goals. When you work with Thales, you can count on us. No matter what, we will deliver what we promise.

As part of the Thales Group, we have access to the most innovative cyber-security, satellite and geo-spatial technologies, all at the service of ensuring the safety, security and efficiency of your transportation network.

With Thales, you will have a partner with extensive expertise in managing complex transportation projects, committed to helping you succeed.

We have a portfolio of solutions that will allow you to increase your network capacity, optimise punctuality and attract passengers


Our complete offer includes:

Signalling systems
•    Train control systems
•    Route control systems
•    Field equipment
•    Traffic management systems

Supervision and communications systems
•    Backbone, wifi and GSM-R communication solutions
•    Passenger information and connectivity solutions
•    Security and video surveillance solutions
•    Turnkey solutions for Operation Control Centres

Revenue collection systems
•    Interoperable and multimodal fare collection systems
•    Ticketing inspection and validation equipment
•    Integrated road tolls and car park payment
•    Payment via contactless cards or smart phones

•    Assistance and support across the lifetime of your systems
•    Mid-life upgrades
•    Network & operations management

Key Figures

A worldwide presence

km of tracks equipped with ETCS
km of urban rail tracks signalled
service centers worldwide


  • Main Line Rail
    Whether you need to revitalise your existing rail infrastructure or build a new line, our rail systems specialists will help ensure you have a safe, high performance network, now and in the future.
  • Urban Mobility
    With Thales, increase your network capacity, optimise punctuality and attract passengers with better door-to-door journeys.
  • Maintenance and Support
    Expertise, continuous innovation and long-term vision: Thales is at your service with assistance and support at every step of your project, from basic maintenance to the complete design and run of your operation.