Stadler was won a contract to overhaul 195 bogies of Junakalusto Oy’s FLIRT fleet in Finland.
Stadler will recondition 78 powered and 117 trailer bogies for the fleet, which was delivered between 2009 and 2014.
The four-car FLIRT trains have completed around one million kilometres of running in the Helsinki metropolitan area and the overhaul is part of the fleet’s routine maintenance schedule.
The first bogies will be taken to Stadler’s specialist bogie facility in Szolnok, Hungary, in January 2018. The overhaul programme is expected to be completed by the end 2022.
Yrjö Judström, managing director of Junakalusto Oy, said: “Bogie overhauls are an important part of the life cycle management of the train, with this contract we will be able to reach the qualitative and financial goals we have set for the overhaul and we are really eager to start this new project with Stadler.”