Hungary Buys 25 Bombardier Traxx Locomotives

Hungary Buys 25 Bombardier Traxx Locomotives
January 21, 2010 9:02 am

Bombardier will supply 25 Traxx locomotives to Hungary for domestic passenger use as well as for cross-border transport to Austria and Germany.

The €80m ($112m) contract has been awarded by Hungarian state railway Magyar Államvasutak and includes an option for another 25 locomotives.
The Traxx P 160 AC locomotives feature Bombardier’s Mitrac propulsion technology and consist of three electric variants, namely the multi-system, alternating and direct current locomotives as well as a diesel-electric design.
Delivery of the first vehicle is scheduled for spring 2011. 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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