Our customers and their passengers deserve trains that offer reliable operation and comfortable travel. The vehicles we produce as an international rail vehicle manufacturer are a smart investment, and are tailored to our customers’ requirements.
We are constantly improving the performance and efficiency of our trains using state-of-the-art technologies. Our partners can count on over 7000 Stadler employees who are committed to providing maximum precision and first-class service every day.
These Swiss values have shaped and fostered our outstanding reputation. We put reliability, flexibility and innovation into practice at 11 locations in Europe, Africa, Australia and the United States – and have done so since 1942.
Why choose Stadler?
Stadler builds trains with customers in mind. We listen to our customers and work with them to design and build the ideal vehicle. For us, each project is a personal challenge.
Stadler has an unusual history. It is a success story that started almost 75 years ago, and one which we are still writing today, and which we will continue to write in the future.
Stadler acquires Vossloh’s locomotive business in Valencia, Spain. At the same time, Stadler Australia is founded, and Stadler celebrates another milestone – its first location in the Southern Hemisphere.
Stadler acquires Voith Rail Services in the Netherlands and founds Stadler Netherlands.
Stadler Minsk is founded, and Belarus is added to the list of countries with a Stadler location.
In Germany, locations open in Reinickendorf, as well as Hohenschönhausen (in Berlin).
Production of the first KISS double-decker multiple-unit train starts in Altenrhein. The Erlen (Thurgau) commissioning centre is inaugurated that same year.
The company’s successful expansion into Eastern Europe continues with the founding of Stadler Praha.
Stadler founds its first subsidiary outside of Europe – Stadler Algérie in Algeria.
Poland now also appears on the map of Stadler’s world. Stadler Polska is founded in Siedlce.
Stadler takes over Winpro AG, one of the most important acquisitions in the company’s history, and founds Stadler Winterthur as a result. Stadler Trains Magyarország Kft. is founded in Budapest that same year.
Grand opening of Assembly hall 3 in Bussnang.
For 60 - year anniversary , the service center Velten opens his doors
Just a year after Stadler Pankow GmbH is founded, the company acquires 100 percent interest in it. At the same time, a new assembly hall and office space are added to the headquarters.
Stadler Pankow GmbH is founded as a result of a joint venture with Adtranz, laying the groundwork for international expansion.
Stadler takes over the rack-and-pinion segment from Sulzer AG’s former Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works (SLM).
Stadler takes over Schindler Waggon’s plant in Altenrhein and founds Stadler Altenrhein.
The GTW 2/6 is officially presented, and the first trial runs are held the following year.
Peter Spuhler borrows CHF 5 million from the Thurgauer Kantonalbank and buys the company with just 18 employees. He lays the foundation for successful business development with the first modular rail vehicle.
Stadler produces its first passenger vehicles. Its core business is custom manufacturing for Swiss private railway companies.
A public limited company is founded, and the company is now known as Stadler Fahrzeuge AG.
Ernst Stadler moves to Bussnang (Thurgau) and builds the first assembly hall.
After moving to Wädenswil, the company changes its name to Elektro-Fahrzeuge Stadler and starts producing battery- and diesel-powered locomotives.
In 1942, Ernst Stadler founds the Ingenieurbüro Stadler engineering office in Zurich.
With an effective Board of Directors and highly dedicated Group Executive Board, we set our course for successful work on behalf of our customers every day.