(CEO and Vice President)
|Revenue||2.2 billion Swiss francs (2012)|
Number of employees
Stadler Rail AG, also known as Stadler Rail Group, is a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock, with an emphasis on regional train multiple units and trams. Stadler is headquartered in Bussnang, Switzerland.
Stadler Rail is also focused on niche products and is one of the last European manufacturers of rack railway rolling stock. The holding company consists of eight subsidiaries with locations in Algeria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary and Belarus. Stadler Rail employed approximately 6,100 employees by 2012, including 2,750 in Switzerland, 1,200 in Germany, 1,000 in Belarus, 400 in Hungary and 400 in Poland. This had increased to 7,000 employees by 2017. Stadler formed joint venture with Azerbaijan-based company International Railway Distribution LLC in 2014.
- Bussnang (CH); site of original factory 1962
- Stadler Bussnang AG
- Altenrhein (CH); acquired in 1997 from the Schindler Group
- Stadler Altenrhein AG
- Berlin-Pankow (D); acquired in 2000/2001 from Adtranz
- Stadler Pankow GmbH
- Biel/Bienne (CH); 2004 acquired by bid
- Stadler Stahlguss AG
- Siedlce (PL); 2007 acquired by
- Stadler Polska Sp.z o.o.
- Weiden (Oberpfalz (D)); ex Partner für Fahrzeugausstattung (PFA), since 4 January 2005 called
- Stadler Weiden GmbH
- Stadler Winterthur AG
- Fanipol (BY); 2014 acquired
- Stadler Minsk
- Salt Lake City (US); 2015
- Stadler US Inc.
- Albuixech (Valencia (ES)); ex Vossloh rail-vehicles division (ex MACOSA plant of Alstom), acquired in 2015
- Stadler Valencia S.A.U.
Stadler markets a range of standard modular vehicles, including:
- The EC250 (SMILE), a high speed electric multiple unit under development.
- The FLIRT, an electric,diesel or bi-mode multiple unit.
- The GTW, an articulated railcar.
- The KISS, a bilevel electric multiple unit.
- The Regio Shuttle, a single unit diesel Railcar.
- The WINK, a diesel/battery or electric/battery short multiple unit.
- The SPATZ, a narrow gauge railcar with panoramic windows.
- The Tango, a high-floor or partial low-floor tram.
- the Variobahn, a fully low-floor tram.
Since purchasing Vossloh España in 2016, Stadler Rail have additionally manufactured the following former Vossloh designs:
- The Citylink, a tram-train in service in Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom (Sheffield Supertram Class 399)
- The Euro, a diesel-electric locomotive built for the European market
Stadler has also built a number of custom vehicles for specific customers, in some cases including elements of their standard designs. These include:
- The NExT, a custom design for Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn in Switzerland
- The Allegra, a custom EMU for Rhaetian Railway in Switzerland
- The Ee 922, an electric shunting locomotive built for Swiss Federal Railways
- The Eem 923, a hybrid electro-diesel shunting locomotive built for Swiss Federal Railways
- semi-modular light-rail vehicles for the Forchbahn and Trogenerbahn in Switzerland
- Rack railway cars for the Wengernalpbahn, the Jungfraubahn and the Rorschach-Heiden-Bahn in Switzerland, the Montserrat Railway and the Vall de Núria Railway in Spain, and the Diakofto–Kalavryta Railway in Greece
- The He 4/4 for the Brazilian MRS logistics, the most powerful cogwheel locomotive in the world
- As-yet unnamed bilevel coaches for the Rocky Mountaineer. The cars will be similar in design to the Colorado Railcar Ultra Dome.
- Metelica tram for Ostrava
- Under construction driverless Glasgow Subway rolling stock
- The Class 777 electric multiple units for suburban Merseyrail services.
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- "Glasgow Subway trains first in UK to run with no staff on board". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 2018-02-12.
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- STADLER SIGNS CONTRACT TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN 52 METRO TRAINS FOR LIVERPOOL CITY REGION
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