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Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A.

Alpiq EnerTrans SpA

Railway and public transport infrastructure specialist Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A. is an Italian company engaged in the construction of new railway lines, including high-speed lines, and the renewal of existing conventional lines.

Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A. specializes in the design, supply, installation and commissioning of turnkey electrification systems for public transport. Its systems can be used both on conventional railway infrastructure and on high-speed lines. They are also suitable for suburban commuter railways, tram and subway systems and integrated development projects including modernisation and maintenance of existing lines. Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A. has its headquarters in Milan and employs a workforce of around 120 people.

Alpiq EnerTrans S.p.A. operates at national and international level and was formerly the Italian subsidiary of infrastructure specialist Balfour Beatty plc. Since March 2015 it has been a member of the Alpiq Group, which now holds a 100% interest in the company. For the previous 14 years, the company had traded under the name of Balfour Beatty Rail S.p.A. and was one of the leading technology partners involved in the construction of Italy’s high-speed rail network.

The company traces its roots back to 1926, the year of foundation of SAE (Società Anonima Elettrificazione), which carried out the first major railway electrification project in Italy on the Bolzano–Brenner line.