Lund – Malmö quadruple tracking contract
Prime Minister inaugurates Napoli Afragola station
ÖBB starts Pyhrnstrecke station upgrading
Weekly LCL service widens appeal of China-Europe rail route
Siemens to buy planning software company HaCon
Hupac orders eight multisystem locomotives
Montecargo privatisation cancelled
IONX and Ermewa agree telematics partnership
High-value chemicals travel from China to Europe by rail
DB Regio selected for Rhein-Neckar operating contract
We brought the news back in March: DB Regio will receive 18 Stadler KISS EMUs for ‘Elektronetz Ost’ – in the region of Schleswig-Holstein. Today, the contract was officially signed and sealed.
A total of 18 double-deck trains from the KISS family will be used on the ‘Elektronetz Ost’ network. Valued at approximately EUR 220 million, the new trains are expected to enter service in December 2022. Tests are scheduled to begin in June, the same year. According to Stadler, by ordering these trains, Schleswig-Holstein becomes the 7th German federal state to use Stadler vehicles.
Impression: Stadler Rail
The EMUs will get WiFi, power sockets, and CCTV of the passenger areas. A modern passenger information system and electronic reservation system is also available.
The first-class areas, with ‘2+1’ seating arrangement, are located in the upper level. The lower level features multi-purpose areas for transporting wheelchairs, prams or up to 36 bicycles, as well as wheelchair-accessible toilets. The trains are accessed without steps as the doors are equipped with a gap bridge – optimized to a platform height of 76 centimeters. Each 106 m long train will have eight double-leaf doors per side.
Jure Mikolčić, CEO of Stadler Germany, and Torsten Reh, Head of DB Regio Nord, signed the contract today
Stadler’s GUARDIA in useThe use of Stadler’s own new train control system, GUARDIA, will mark a further important milestone for the company’s efforts in expanding its signaling system business. The train control system will be retrofitted once the Fehmarnbelt fixed rail link to Denmark is be commissioned.
This article first appeared on railcolornews.com
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2020 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.