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Società Costruzioni Industriali Milano, better known as Socimi, was an Italian manufacturing company based in Milan. It was a manufacturer of trams, metro trains; traction motors for these and for trolleybuses; and bodies for motorbuses and trolleybuses.[1] It also manufactured weapons, such as rifles.

Trolleybus systems which purchased Socimi trolleybuses included the systems of Cagliari, Milan, Modena and Salerno.[2] The company supplied trams only to Rome.


SOCIMI 9x19mm Type 821 SMG

SOCIMI produced the Socimi Type 821 submachine gun in the 1980s.[3]


  1. ^ Bushell, Chris (ed.) (1989). Jane's Urban Transport Systems 1989, pp. 399, 408, 545 and 560. Coulsdon, Surrey (UK): Jane's Information Group. ISBN 0-7106-0881-0.
  2. ^ Murray, Alan (2000). World Trolleybus Encyclopaedia, p. 108–109. Yateley, Hampshire, UK: Trolleybooks. ISBN 978-0-904235-18-0.
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