Siemens will Supply Light Passenger Coaches for Israel

Siemens will Supply Light Passenger Coaches for Israel
March 15, 2010 6:16 am

Israel Railways has awarded a €47m ($63.7m) contract to German firm Siemens to supply 31 Viaggio Light passenger coaches in 2011.

The fleet, which includes 27 intermediate cars and diesel-generator sets and four driving trailers, will serve the new line linking Tel Aviv with its suburb Rishon Le-Zion.
Siemens Mobility CEO Hans-Jörg Grundmann said the follow-up order underscored the company’s good relationship with Israel Railways.
The order follows a 2006 contract for 87 passenger coaches, which included an option for another 585 cars.
The low-floor trains can run at 160kmph, with intermediate cars featuring four-place facing seating for 82 passengers, and driving trailers featuring a driver’s cab, machine room, and a passenger compartment with 27 seats. 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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