Deutsche Bahn Regio AG Buys 83 EMU Trains

Deutsche Bahn Regio AG Buys 83 EMU Trains
May 10, 2009 8:53 am

Bombardier Transportation and Alstom Transport have bagged a €452m ($605m) contract to supply 83 electric units of ET 430 series from Deutsche Bahn Regio AG (DB Regio).
Out of the total contract, Bombardier Transportation’s share of contract is €340m ($455m) and Alstom’s share is €112m ($150m).
The contract also includes an option of 83 additional electric multiple units.

The new energy-saving vehicles designed in cooperation with S-Bahn Stuttgart will be built by Bombardier in Hennigsdorf and by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany.

The environmentally friendly trains achieve speeds of up to 140kmph and will run on six suburban railway lines of DB Regio.

The lines will carry 330,000 passengers daily after the delivery between February and December 2012. In March 2009, DB Regio AG won an order from the regional council of the German city of Stuttgart to further operate its S-Bahn network. 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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