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Avda. de Bruselas, 35
E-28108 Alcobendas. Madrid. Spain
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Indra ( is one of the leading global technology and consulting companies and the technological partner for core business operations of its customers worldwide. It is a world-leader in providing proprietary solutions in specific segments in Transport and Defence markets, and a leading firm in Digital Transformation and Information Technologies in Spain and Latin America through its affiliate Minsait. Its business model is based on a comprehensive range of proprietary products, with a high-value, end-to-end focus and with a high innovation component. In the 2022 financial year, Indra achieved revenue totaling €3,851 billion, almost 57,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in over 140 countries.

Management team

Chairman: Marc Murtra. CEO: José Vicente de los Mozos.

Activity Design, consultancy, development, operation, operation and maintenance of technological solutions and systems for the aerospace, defence and mobility sectors, and in the case of the latter, in the field of railways.

Main products and services

Indra responds to society's present mobility needs with its Mova Solutions offer, combining new digital, integration, specialisation and innovation capabilities demanded by the market, with reliability, business knowledge, Indra-proprietary technology and the unique experience of its team of professionals. Combining these differentiating factors yields a portfolio of end-to-end solutions focused on leading smart mobility to respond to current and future challenges, all while clearly prioritising traveller experience and improving sustainability. The different solution lines of Indra Mova Solutions place the company in a clear leadership position as orchestrator of critical mobility and infrastructure systems, and span the entire life cycle of customer projects: engineering and consulting (Mova Consulting), collection systems (Mova Collect), operational and control systems (Mova Traffic), security and safety solutions (Mova Protect), communications (Mova Comms), traveller experience (Mova Experience) and operation and maintenance services (Mova Care).

Indra's comprehensive offer for the railway sector links the different sector areas, interconnecting with all other transport modes through specific solutions and services for the public sector, infrastructure administrators, railway operators, logistics operators, and even manufacturers, maintenance firms, construction companies and large integrators. Proof of its sector capacity and experience lies in the over 30,000 km of railway tracks and over 4,000 km of high-speed railways served by its Rail Mova Traffic systems. There are also north of 35 million transactions processed daily with its Mova Collect solutions and over 700 SIL-4 on-board equipment and more than 13,000 safety beacons deployed from the Mova Protect line of solutions.

The company is IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) certified according to ISO 22163, accrediting the maximum quality and safety of its railway products based on the sector's most demanding standards.


Top products: INFRAESTRUCTURE: 1. ERTMS technology for train infrastructure.  2. IoT for critical infrastructure and Smart Station. OTHERS: 3. Smart Ticketing Solutions – ABT (Account-Based Ticketing). 4. Integrated operator sales platform.


Activities by year

There are four main pillars in Indra's railway sector offering:

(1) Optimisation and operational safety, covering all areas of operation, encompassing everything from planning to maintenance, and driving interoperability to reduce operating costs, maximise capabilities and optimise processes.
(2) Comprehensive passenger management, promoting intermodal public transport with solutions adapted to traveller needs that foster a global user experience.
(3) Interoperability of goods, through solutions for planning and managing freight transport services, thus enabling full physical and documentary traceability of cargo.
(4) Sustainability and innovation, to generate co-creation spaces conducive to the development of innovation projects and new business models. Indra also delivers strategic solutions geared towards the efficiency and sustainability of the railway business. 

Indra's technology has already modernised railway infrastructures in countries including yet not limited to Spain, Turkey, Lithuania, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, China, Malaysia, the USA, the UK, and Australia, and is currently working on the Irish and Estonian rail networks. Indra's role as a benchmark technology supplier within the Spanish consortium for the Mecca-Medina high-speed rail link project in Saudi Arabia is also worthy of particular mention. 

More than 100 cities across the world have chosen Indra's solutions to improve their urban mobility and transport ecosystems, such as London, Amsterdam, Sydney, Madrid, Barcelona Dublin, Riyadh, Medellin and Manila.



Innovation forms a cornerstone of Indra's strategy. It stands among Europe's leading innovative companies in terms of investment in RD&I (Research, Development and Innovation) and its open innovation model, whose competence and value contribution are accredited by Spanish and European certifications. In the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard, Indra appears as one of the European companies that invests the most in R&D&i in its sector and it has become the Spanish company with the highest returns and the second in Europe within the Horizon 2020 Innovation Framework Programme (H2020).

The company is part of the highest governing body of Europe's Rail, Europe's largest rail innovation programme, which drives digitalisation and sustainability across the sector. With a budget worth 1.2 billion euros, Europe's Rail is part of Horizon Europe, the new Framework Programme for European Innovation, and it continues with the work of the previous rail innovation programme, Shift2Rail, in which Indra was already part of the highest governing body and in which it played a very important role, participating in more than 20 projects. With this new programme, the company will participate in the development of new large-scale solutions, with the participation of a large number of stakeholders, so these solutions can be implemented in different European countries. CyberRail IoT, satellite ERTMS, big data, artificial intelligence, digital twins, smart maintenance or smart platforms are some of the main technologies and solutions to be addressed by Indra in these developments. 

Indra participated in several of the programmes within the framework of the previous initiative, Shift2Rail. As part of the IP4 programme, which focuses on improving traveller experience, Indra has led the ticketing and interoperability areas, and participates in the implementation of the MaaS (Mobility as a Service) paradigm at the European level with projects such as Connective and Extensive. These developments have already been tested in the form of pilot projects in several European cities.

Indra works in the field of railway system signalling, communications and automation as part of the X2RAIL projects under the IP2 programme, and in the digitalisation and optimisation of freight transport through projects such as Fr8rail-III under IP5. Its developments in wireless communications for on-board and on-track systems, standardised and interoperable communications, and train integrity monitoring will soon be validated by demonstrators in test environments.

In the field of railway IoT, Indra plays a very important role in the InSecTT project, which is part of the ECSEL programme, where we have deployed solutions such us Virtual Coupling based on 5G and edge computing. The company is also participating in the FENIX project (CEF-Connecting Europe Facility programme), where it is working on indoor terminal access automation. It´s currently developing the SIMPLE project to design and implement the pioneering Spanish digital logistics platform that will enable data sharing between all the actors in the chain and ensure between the different freight transport modes and nodes, placing Spain at the forefront of Europe in solutions of this sort.


Areas Spain (50%). America (19%). Europe (17%). Asia, Middle East and Africa (14%).

Certifications Quality Management Systems: ISO 9001. Railway Quality standard: ISO 22163: Certificación IRIS. Aerospace & Defense Quality standards: AQAP 2110, AQAP 2210, PECAL 2310, EN 9100, EN 9110, UNE-EN 9120 Design Organization (ROD), EASA part 145, EASA part 21G (POA), EASA part 21J (DOA), PERAM 145. Development and maintenance processes of software: CMMi (Capabitity Maturity Model Integration), TMMi (Test Maturity Model Integrated). Environment: ISO 14001, EMAS. Energy Management: ISO 50001. TI Service Management: ISO/IEC 20000-1. Information Security: UNE-ISO/IEC 27001. Innovation Management: CEN/TS 16555-1. I+D+i: UNE 166002. Risk Management: ISO 31000. Compliance: UNE 19601. Health & Safety ISO 45001; Collaboration business ISO 44001. Business Continuity: ISO 23301. Road Traffic Safety: ISO 39001.

Turnover 3,851 million Euros
No. of employees 57,000
Share capital 35,330,880.40 Euros
R&D Investment Over 1,500 million Euros over the last six years
Results 172 million Euros
Activities Electrification, Auxiliary electric equipment, Auxiliary mechanical equipment, Engineering and consulting, Maintenance, Others, Telecommunication.
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