On 18 June 2020 Stadler completed takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim and created its new engineering subsidiary in Germany mainly focusing on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the vehicle retrofitting.
On 15 June 2020 Stadler announced it has officially commissioned VolkerFitzpatrick to build a brand new depot at Gosforth, which will accommodate the new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro, set to enter passenger service from 2023.
On 28 May 2020 Stadler announced that it has officially supplied to Greater Anglia final of its 58 FLIRT UK units ordered in 2016.
One of the ELP EURODUALs, 159 207, started on 19 May test program in Austria. The reason is to undergo measurements of impact to the infrastructure, with the goal to achieve the approval for operation in this country. These tests are planned to last for about three weeks.
On 29 April 2020 MPK Kraków has ordered further TANGO Lajkonik trams from Stadler - a framework agreement worth around 114 million EUR for up to 60 new trams has been signed. On the same day two contracts for the delivery of 10 and 25 vehicles were confirmed, worth totaling 293 million PLN.
On 29 January 2020 we visited Stadler Siedlce. This works is now, in addition to Class 777 EMUs and various types of FLIRTs, also building trams for Poland and Germany. In early 2020 at Stadler Siedlce works the contrat for BSVG (Braunschweiger Verkehrs-GmbH) was nearing completion.