La storia in pillole
1884 Inauguration in Verona of the first horsecar. The City entrusted the service to an Italian-Belgian company.
1889 Advertising appears on tram vehicles.
1906 Agreement between the City of Verona and a Belgian company for the construction and operation of an electric tramway.The first buses appear at the International Exhibition in Milan.
1908 Start of the electric tramway service.
1909 The network expands.
1913 The tracks double.
1914 Inauguration of the Verona-Avesa electric tram.
1919 The Italian-Belgian management ends. The City took over the management of the city's trams.
1920 The first experiments in electric powered vehicles with batteries appear on the market.
1924 The transport company orders new vehicles.
1926 The line reaches the village of Montorio. The new street lines (on tyres) are inaugurated for Cadidavid, S. Massimo and Chievo
1927 The line reaches the village of S. Michele.
1935 The management of public transport is entrusted to Saer.
1937 Inauguration of the first trolley-bus lines between the Porta Nuova and Porta Vescovo railway stations.
1941 The funicular Castel S. Peter became operational.
1944 The funicular service is discontinued.
1948 Public transport is carried out with military trucks.
1954 Service on the last rail line is discontinued.
1955 The relationship between Saer and the City of Verona is terminated. Azienda Municipalizzata Trasporti was founded and takes over the management of public transport.
1955 AMT began its activity.
1957 The "unified fare" takes off.
1964 The rate increases by 45%, but remains in force until 1976, despite the fact that in the meanwhile inflation increases by 84%. The first attempts at automatised ticketing begin. AMT is temporarily entrusted with removal and storage services
1968 AMT is temporarily entrusted with removal and storage services related to vehicles parked improperly.
1971 The vehicles changes colour from green to orange.
1972 Mechanical cancellation of tickets on board begins: the birth of ticket stamping. AMT begins to deal with its corporate image: personnel dresscode is established.
1973 The first preferential use lanes are created. Radiotelephones are installed on board vehicles.
1974 The trolleybus service is discontinued in favour of buses. Ticket collectors disappear and the "sole operator" service begins.
1976 The first cumulative AMT-APT ticket for the use of public transportation in the territory of the municipality and the province of Verona is established.
1981 Entry into force of the framework law 151 for the reorganization of public transport.
1982 The AMT purchases the first special vehicles for transporting disabled people.
1983 The dismantling of the overhead power network is completed. Fares are reorganised and the hourly ticket is established for the first time.
1984 The daily tourist ticket is established.
1988 AMT buys the "Pollicini": small vehicles suitable for service in the old town.
1990 ATM introduces the first plan for the light tramway.
1995 AMT - with the redesign of the network and resource optimisation - breaks even.
1996 The company is transformed from a muncipally owned company to a special company.
1997 Legislative Decree 422/97 is issued, also known as the "Burlando decree", to transfer functions and tasks in the field of local public transport to the regions and local authorities.
1998 The Veneto Region enacted Law 25/98 that dictates new standards on local public transport. AMT creates a limited liability company under private law and assumes all the transportation of disabled people in the city. The application of the dual fuel "natural gas/diesel" on the veh
2006 In late December AMT SpA and APTV SpA respectively cede their branch of the business relating to urban and suburban public transport, resulting in the creation of ATV Srl of which they are therefore owners of 50%.In the meanwhile, ATV Srl of which they are therefore owners of reg