Ansaldo Breda

AnsaldoBreda, A Finmeccanica Company, was created by the merger of two leading Italian companies, Ansaldo Trasporti and Breda Costruzioni Ferroviarie in 2001.  Each company, a leader in its field, has provided state-of-the art electrical/mechanical systems and complete trains for the global rail transportation industry for more than 150 years. AnsaldoBreda, Inc., the regional arm of AnsaldoBreda, has operated throughout North America providing state-of-the-art heavy & light rail transit vehicles since 1978 with sales of more than $2.5 billion.

With current fleets operating in Washington DC, Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, Los Angeles and San Francisco; AnsaldoBreda is the largest modern day supplier of transit rail cars in the United States outside of the populous New York metropolitan area.

AnsaldoBreda is one of the worlds leading suppliers of passenger trains for intercity, regional/commuter, and transit/metro applications with vertically integrated capabilities in car bodies, trucks/bogies (wheel sets) and propulsion systems.



12/21/09 - Finmeccanica: AnsaldoBreda Inc wins contract in San Francisco to upgrade 143 LRVs
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5/18/07 - Turnaround in Boston, Change in Strategy
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1/11/07 - First production car to Los Angeles
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1/10/07 - Relocation of Corporate Headquarters
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ETR 500
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Brescia Automatic/ Driverless System
A fully automated driverless Metro line with 23 stations and fully automated signaling system train controll. Play Video

Copenhagen Automatic/ Driverless System
The Copenhagen automated underground provides a rapid and direct connection between Copenhagen City, Frederiksberg, the north of Amager and the new city of ├śrestad. Play Video

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Genoa Underground
In 1980, a process of facts and decisions began, which brought about the identification of the projects and the start of the true construction work of the underground. Play Video

Manchester Metro Link
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