Austrian Rail Operator Orders 15 Metro Trains

Austrian Rail Operator Orders 15 Metro Trains
December 20, 2007 10:55 am

Austrian rail operator Wiener Linien has placed a €135m order for 15 metro trains with a Siemens-led consortium.
Siemens Transportation Systems will receive €94m, Bombardier €26m and Elin EBG Traction €15m.

Siemens says the new energy efficient trains are 112m long and capable of carrying 900 passengers each.
The intermediate cars serve as motor cars, while the end cars act as driving trailer cars.
The trains are slightly wider than the so-called “Sliver Arrow” unit currently in operation on the city’s metro lines, and feature extendable ramps for wheelchair and pram access. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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