Alstom Visit & Site Tour with Halton Science & Manufacturing

Tuesday 17th September 2019 from 9:00am
Alstom, Lovel Way, Widnes, WA8 8WQ

Join us for this fascinating behind the scenes tour of Alstom, the UKs largest and most sophisticated centre for train modernisation. Alstom are a multinational engineering company working at the cutting edge of transport, currently renovating Virgins’ fleet of Pendolino trains and actively looking at the manufacture of hydrogen trains.



With over 13,000 square metres of space, Widnes has the largest rolling stock modernisation facility in the UK. Its vast size, and close embrace of Industry 4.0 principles, makes it ideal for work on intercity trains.



9.00am  - Registration, open networking, Tea & Coffee

9.15am  - Introduction & Welcome to Halton's Science & Manufacturing Cluster 

9.30am - Presentations & Site Tour 

10.45 am - Information Exchange

11.00am - Meeting close



HSMC - Interact, Inspire, Innovate

This sector specific, specialist network is specifically designed to advance and support Science and Manufacturing across the region.  Everyone actively working in the Manufacturing and Scientific Sectors is encouraged to join and all events are free of charge.  All Halton Chamber Members are also eligible to join this network and attend these events free of charge. 

The Halton Science & Manufacturing Cluster is sponsored by 


There is a wealth of expertise and technical knowledge here in Halton with Science and Manufacturing being a well embedded, key cluster in the region providing a unique mix of cutting edge innovation, advanced manufacturing techniques and next generation digital capabilities all accessible alongside the traditional and long established science and manufacturing businesses.  Increasingly we are evidencing loads of synergy between these two sectors, which when combined with a well-established supply chain, creates unique advantages for all.  This is why the Halton Science and Manufacturing Cluster is much valued and so important.

For more information about this network click here or ring 0333 358 3480

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