Società Anonima Ferrovie Milano-Saronno e Milano-Erba
The company is established to build and manage railway lines in Lombardy. The railway network develops in north-western Lombardy, connecting Milan with Novara, Varese, Laveno, Como and Brianza as far as Asso, with interventions to expand and acquire existing lines..
Railway operations begin, with the launch of the Milan-Saronno line. At the time the line is opened, the active stations are: Milan North, Milan North Bovisa, Novate Milanese, Bollate, Traversagna, Castellazzo di Bollate, Garbagnate Milanese, Caronno Pertusella and Saronno..
Investment from Lombardy Region
Lombardy Region approves the acquisition of the majority shareholding of Ferrovie Nord Milano S.p.A., purchasing it from MITTEL, a Mediterranean industrial company. Investment in the share capital becomes effective in 1985, with the acquisition of a 57.57% shareholding..
FNME and FNM Autoservizi S.p.A.
Ferrovie Nord Milano Esercizio S.p.A. (FNME) is established and is assigned the business activities related to managing railway and motorway concessions, transferred from Ferrovie Nord Milano S.p.A. In December of the same year, FNM Autoservizi S.p.A. is established and becomes operational in June 1986..
Ferrovie Nord Milano Esercizio acquires the management of the Brescia-Iseo-Edolo railway line in Valcamonica and some motorways in the provinces of Brescia and Cremona..
The first section of the Milan Railway Link is inaugurated, between the Certosa - Bovisa Nord and Milan Porta Venezia stations..
In May, the Malpensa Express airport connection is launched, connecting Milan Cadorna station to the Malpensa 2000 airport..
NordCom and FNME - Cargo Division
With the launch of the Melzo - Zeebrugge (Belgium) cargo service, the railway freight transport in Italy is deregulated through FNME S.p.A. – Cargo Division. Nordcom is created, operating in the Information Communication Technology sector, as a spin-off of the Information Systems function of Ferrovie Nord Milano..
Nord Energia S.p.A.
In 2003, the companies FNM and AET sign a joint venture agreement to cooperate in developing the Merchant Line project between Mendrisio and Cagno through the company Nord Energia S.p.A..
Separation of network and service, sustainable mobility market
The railway business activities are reorganised, with the transfer of the Cargo and Local Transportation business units to Ferrovie Nord Cargo and Ferrovie Nord Milano Trasporti, respectively. Management of the network and the railway service is separated. With the creation of SeMS, FNM Group enters the sustainable mobility market..
FERROVIENORD expands its network
On 9 September, the tracks between Cadorna and Bovisa are quadrupled in the urban section of the FERROVIENORD network, where the lines from and to Saronno, Como, Asso, Varese-Laveno, Novara and Malpensa converge. This quadrupling, which took nine years to complete, is one of the most important infrastructure interventions for local public transportation in Lombardy..
On 3 April 2008, FNM stock is admitted for listing to segment 1 of the Mercato Expandi of Borsa Italiana. In the same year, consistent with the strategy to focus on activities related to the core business, the subsidiary Avionord S.r.l., established in the 1990s as the air transport division of FNM, is sold. .
Trenitalia-LeNORD, an innovative Italian model
In January, 49% of the share capital of NORDCARGO S.r.l. is sold to DB Shenker Rail Italia, a company of the German group, DB Shenker. In August, the Trenitalia-LeNORD joint-venture company is established with Trenitalia to manage all regional railway transport in Lombardy. The new company was created following the Memorandum of Understanding between the Italian government and the Lombardy Region to improve and strengthen regional railway service, resulting in an experimental reorganisation of Local Public Transportation for Italy on a new regional basis..
Creation of Trenord S.r.l.
In May, Trenitalia-LeNORD becomes Trenord S.r.l. From the joint venture between Trenitalia S.p.A. and the FNM Group, the first and largest Italian operator specialising in local public railway transport is created in Lombardy, thus completing the combination process between LeNORD, the railway company of FNM Group, and Trenitalia S.p.A.'s Lombardy regional division.
DB Schenker Rail Italia S.r.l.
On 7 January, NordCargo changes its name to DB Schenker Rail Italia S.r.l. FNM Group holds a 40% shareholding.
2016-2020 Strategic Plan
In September, the Board of Directors approves the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, based on four fundamental areas – development of transport infrastructure, development of passenger transport, logistics development, and ROSCO development..
FuoriMuro, Locoitalia, and Azienda Trasporti Verona
Between March and May, 49% of the company FuoriMuro Servizi Portuali and Ferroviari srl and 50% of Azienda Trasporti Verona srl are acquired. In September, FNM acquires 51% of Locoitalia..
La Linea S.p.A.
FNM acquires 51% of the transport company La Linea S.p.A., which performs its business activities in Veneto in the sector of local public transportation on roads and bus and driver hire. .