From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
From horse-drawn wagons to railway wagons
SITFA
A long history of transportation that began in the 1800
1962: SITFA is founded in Turin
Società Italiana Trasporti Ferroviari Autoveicoli spa

They have been on rails for quite a long time now. From the initial fleet of 100, German-made, double-decker LHB wagons to today's fleet numbering roughly 1,750 wagons, many of which are specialized in and particularly suitable for transporting automobiles such as SUV, VAN, CROSSOVER and 4x4

An Italian Story
  1. 1898

    In Turin, Giovanni Ambrosetti founds the company
    G. Ambrosetti e Compagni,
    which bears the title of freight forwarder to
    the Royal House of Savoy.

  2. 1898

    The King of Italy, Umberto I, inaugurates
    the National Exhibition in Turin.
    The city is in great ferment.
    Take a look at the 1898 issue of "Atlante di Torino"

  3. 1899

    In Turin,
    Count Emanuele Cacherano di Bricherasio and Giovanni Agnelli found F.I.A.T.

  4. 1906

    The Unione Industriale is born in Turin
    and the company G. Ambrosetti is a founding partner.

  5. 1911

    The World's Fair in Turin,
    the company G. Ambrosetti is awarded a gold medal for having conducted all the transportation activities

  6. 1915-1918

    The Military Authority names the company Giovanni Ambrosetti an “Auxiliary War Factory” and
    entrusts it with the transportation of war materials from the factories to the battlefields.
    The company's activities are dedicated entirely to the country's war effort.

  7. 1919

    The Great War ends
    Giovanni Agnelli enters Ambrosetti's company with 50% of the share capital.

  8. 1937

    The car carrier trailer is born.
    Ambrosetti constructs the first double-decker truck for transporting automobiles.

  9. 1952

    Turin
    the company Züst Ambrosetti is born
    The fusion of Ambrosetti and Switzerland's Züst & Bachmeier is promoted by all-Italian capital.

  10. 1962

    Turin
    SITFA is born
    Società Italiana Trasporti Ferroviari Autoveicoli spa.

  11. 1982

    In Barcelona, Züst Ambrosetti founds SETRAM to oversee automotive logistics on Spanish territory.

  12. 2001

    SITFA buys the Italian fleet of Brambles, the former Ausiliare, and becomes the sole owner of double-decker railway car carriers in Italy.

The cars that are part of our history

A photo gallery featuring the models that made automotive history between the late 1800s and the legendary 1960s

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