The Italian leading company in Passenger Information System and beyond...



Smart Mobility Solutions

Born 30 years ago in Bologna as a spin-off of the University, Sadel is a national market leader in on-board train Passenger Information Systems.

It joined the AlmavivA Group in 2018, after a long-standing partnership with the Group which led to Sadel producing over 40,000 pieces of equipment and distributing them throughout most of the national fleet. This equipment included telecommunication control panels, customer information displays, networking modules and multimedia servers, supporting transport operators and train builders alike.

Rooted in Bologna’s famous “mechatronic district”, Sadel consists of a consolidated team of around 100 industry professionals who share their software, mechanics and electronics expertise in order to develop, design, produce, test and maintain all on-board equipment in line with the most stringent technological, regulatory and qualitative standards governing the sector.
The company has also embarked upon significant overseas projects thanks to its range of products, which includes:

  • On-ground - on-board telecommunication systems
  • Automatic passenger information systems (audio, video, personal devices)
  • On-board networking systems (wired and wireless)
  • Video surveillance and passenger counting systems
  • Remote diagnostics systems
  • VoIP and GSM-R railway telephony systems
  • IoT control panels for controlling public station systems remotely











Sadel currently employs an excellent technical team composed of around  100 employees, who are committed and orientated to develop customized solutions meeting the needs of every single customer. Sadel enjoys a large production capacity through a long-standing partnership with a major Italian Firm in the manufacturing sector, responding to every market demand. Sadel’s Solutions are the result of projects and realisations made in Italy.




Sadel offers train manufacturers, train operators and their staff, Fully Integrated On-Board Solutions for the effective management of operations and the delivery of smart passenger infotainment services.




Sadel aims to become the On-Board Solutions Partner of the main train manufacturers and train operators, supporting them throughout the entire product's lifecycle from inception, through engineering design, development and manufacture, to service and maintenance.