Stadler Rail

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Stadler Rail AG
Public company
Traded asSIXSRAIL
IndustryTrain manufacturing
Founded1942
FounderErnst Stadler[1]
Headquarters,
Key people
Peter Spuhler (president), Thomas Ahlburg (CEO)
Revenue2.billion Swiss francs (2018)
Number of employees
8,500[2] (2019)
Websitewww.stadlerrail.com

Stadler Rail is a Swiss manufacturer of railway rolling stock, with an emphasis on regional train multiple units and trams. It 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 nine subsidiaries with locations in Algeria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary, Belarus and the United States. 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.[3] This had increased to 7,000 employees by 2017.[4] Stadler formed joint venture with Azerbaijan-based company International Railway Distribution LLC in 2014.[5]

As at March 2019, Peter Spuhler owned 80% of the share capital, with RAG Stiftung and key employees each owning 10%.[6] In April 2019, the company was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with Spuhler retaining a 40% shareholding.[7]

Factories[edit]

New train at Stadler Bussnang factory
  • Bussnang (CH); site of original factory 1962
Stadler Bussnang AG
Stadler Altenrhein AG
Stadler Pankow GmbH
Stadler Stahlguss AG
Stadler Polska Sp.z o.o.
Stadler Weiden GmbH
Stadler Winterthur AG
Stadler Minsk
Stadler US Inc.
Stadler Valencia S.A.U.

Products[edit]

Tango tram in Zürich, used for testing and publicity. This tram now serves on Basel's lines 10 and 11.
A X74-train from MTR Express

Stadler markets a range of standard modular vehicles, including:

Since purchasing Vossloh España in 2016, Stadler Rail have additionally manufactured the following former Vossloh designs:

Stadler has also built a number of custom vehicles for specific customers, in some cases including elements of their standard designs. These include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.stadlerrail.com/en/about-us/
  2. ^ Key figures Stadler
  3. ^ "History | Stadler Rail". Archived from the original on 11 May 2015.
  4. ^ "2017 Facts & Figures english edition" (PDF). Stadler. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Stadler forms joint venture in Azerbaijan". Railway Gazette International. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  6. ^ Stadler announces IPO details and plans April 12 listing Railway Gazette International 29 March 2019
  7. ^ Stadler Rail lists on SIX Swiss Exchange Railway Gazette International 12 April 2019
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Stadler relies on tailor-made trains". Railway Gazette. 1 June 2004. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  9. ^ "Stadler to deliver hydrogen-powered train to SBCTA". Railway Age. 15 November 2019. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  10. ^ First electro-diesel Flirts ordered http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/traction-rolling-stock/single-view/view/first-electro-diesel-flirts-ordered.html
  11. ^ "One Kiss good, two Kisses better". Railway Gazette. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  12. ^ "Stadler launches Wink multiple-unit offering a range of traction options". Railway Gazette. 22 November 2017. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  13. ^ "First Tango in Basel". Railway Gazette. 9 September 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  14. ^ "First Variobahn tram arrives in Bergen". Railway Gazette. 9 December 2009. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  15. ^ "Low-floor Multiple-unit Be 4/6 for the Forchbahn, Switzerland" (PDF). Stadler Rail. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  16. ^ Johnston, Bob (July 2016). "Rocky Mountaineer turns over new GoldLeafs". Trains. 76 (7): 21.
  17. ^ "Stadler Metelica trams selected for Ostrava". Metro Report International. 22 November 2016.
  18. ^ "Glasgow Subway trains first in UK to run with no staff on board". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  19. ^ "New Subway trains unveiled - SPT". SPT. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Subway Revival – Glasgow to introduce UTO". Rail Engineer. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  21. ^ "New trains unveiled for Glasgow Subway". BBC News. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  22. ^ Barrow, Keith. "Stadler to supply new Merseyrail trains". International Railway Journal. International Railway Journal. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  23. ^ STADLER SIGNS CONTRACT TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN 52 METRO TRAINS FOR LIVERPOOL CITY REGION
  24. ^ Ltd, DVV Media International. "Stadler to supply up to 354 metro cars to Atlanta". Metro Report. Retrieved 29 March 2019.

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