(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 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, Czech Republic, Hungary and Belarus. Stadler forms joint venture in Azerbaijan Stadler Rail employs approximately 6,100 employees, including some 2,750 in Switzerland, 1,200 in Germany, 1,000 in Belarus, 400 in Hungary and 400 in Poland.
- 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
- In 2015 Stadler acquired the rail-vehicles division of Vossloh, the former Meinfesa plant, based in Albuixech, Valencia, Spain.
Stadler markets a range of standard modular vehicles, including:
- the Stadler EC250, a high speed electric multiple unit under development,
- the Stadler FLIRT, an electric multiple unit and diesel multiple unit
- the Stadler GTW, an articulated railcar
- the Stadler KISS, a bilevel electric multiple unit
- the Stadler Regio-Shuttle, a diesel multiple unit
- the Stadler SPATZ, a narrow gauge railcar with panoramic windows
- the Stadler Tango, a high-floor or partial low-floor tram
- the Stadler Variobahn, a fully low-floor tram
Stadler has also built a number of custom vehicles for specific customers, in some cases including elements of their standard designs. These include:
- the Stadler NExT, a custom design for Regionalverkehr Bern-Solothurn in Switzerland
- the Stadler 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 Stadler He 4/4 for the Brazilian MRS logistics, the most powerful cogwheel locomotive in the world
- BVG IK for Berlin U-Bahn, 2015
- as-yet unnamed bilevel coaches for the Rocky Mountaineer. The cars will be similar in design to the Colorado Railcar Ultra Dome.
- Ratios, www.stadlerrail.com, retrieved 22 March 2013
- "stadler-forms-joint-venture-in-Azerbaijan". Retrieved 17 Jul 2014.
- "History | Stadler Rail".
- "Vossloh Rail Vehicles sold to Stadler", www.railwaygazette.com, 4 November 2015
- "Stadler relies on tailor-made trains". Railway Gazette. 1 June 2004. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- "One Kiss good, two Kisses better". Railway Gazette. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- "First Tango in Basel". Railway Gazette. 9 September 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- "First Variobahn tram arrives in Bergen". Railway Gazette. 9 December 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- "Low-floor Multiple-unit Be 4/6 for the Forchbahn, Switzerland" (PDF). Stadler Rail. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- Johnston, Bob (July 2016). "Rocky Mountaineer turns over new GoldLeafs". Trains 76 (7): 21.
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