AB Transitio orders 8 double-decker KISS trains from Stadler

Photo: Transitio.
Photo: Transitio.

Swedish rolling stock leasing company AB Transitio has purchased eight KISS trains for operator Uppsala Länstrafik.

Stadler’s order is part of a deal signed in 2016 for 33 four-carriage double-decker trains which included an option for an additional 110 vehicles.

The new generation of double-decker trains are equipped for colder climates.

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As well as underfloor heating and good insulation, the train features snow scrapers between bogies, a heat recovery system and an open layout for better passenger flow.

Stadler said that, following the acquisition of Swedtrac Knorr-Bremse, the order represents a further expansion of its presence in Sweden.

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