Alstom secures new train orders worth €116m in Germany

Photo: Alstom.
Photo: Alstom.

Alstom has penned two contracts worth a combined €116 million for 25 Coradia Lints in southern Germany.

DB Regio Bayern has ordered 20 regional trains for €93 million. These trains will operate on the “Dieselnetz Ulm” network along the Ulm-Memmingen, Ulm-Weissenhorn and Günzburg-Mindelheim routes.

Two different types of trains have been ordered: Coradia Lint 41 and Coradia Lint 54. The latter type seats 150 passengers in total, 25 more than the Coradia Lint 41.

From this order, 15 trains will be delivered in autumn 2020 and the remaining five in autumn 2022.

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Hohenzollerische Landesbahn (HzL) has also ordered five Coradia Lints in a deal worth €23 million.

These trains will be delivered in June 2019 and operate on the Bodenseegürtelbahn network in Baden-Württemberg.

All of the Coradia Lint DMUs will be manufactured in Salzgitter, Germany.

The trains have a maximum operating speed of 140km/h, up to 18 bicycle spaces and come equipped with entertainment and passenger information systems.

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