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arlier today, Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Spanish train manufacturer Talgo officially presented their new long distance trains for lines with ‘special requirements’. Say hello to the ‘ECx’ (a working title).
In February Deutsche Bahn (DB) placed an order for 23 new long-distance trains from the Spanish manufacturer Talgo. Today both companies officially presented the vehicle concept with the working title “ECx” – the first to enter service in December 2023. The first call for 23 trains with a value of EUR 550 million is part of a framework agreement between DB and the Spanish manufacturer Talgo for up to 100 trains.
Richard Lutz (CEO DB) – José María Oriol (CEO Talgo) and Enak Ferlemann (German transport secretary) – 13.03.2019
The driving trailer – 1 normal bogie at the end – Impression: Talgo / DB
An ECx push/pull train comprises a 4-axle multi system locomotive and 17 passenger coaches – the last one being a driving trailer. One train has a total of 570 seats which, except for some at the very end of the train, are all reachable without climbing any stairs. More key specifications:
This article first appeared on railcolornews.com
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