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Stadler wins first order for multiple unit trains in Canada

The Thurgauer Zugbauer Stadler Rail has won a contract for the construction of seven four-car trainsets for the city of Ottawa. The order volume amounts to around CHF 80 million, as the since 12. April announced to the Swiss stock exchange-listed company on Tuesday.

According to the contract, the vehicles will be manufactured in the factory in Bussnang be delivered from the middle of the year 2021. The order of the seven four-part diesel-electric FLIRT trains is according to the information part of the second Phase of the expansion of the O-Train Trillium Line in Ottawa.

For Stadler, this is the first order for multiple unit trains in Canada, but already the second canadian project. For Rocky Mountaineer, the Thurgauer have built cars panorama on panoramic routes to the North-East of Vancouver.

Bombardier train is not yet reliable enough

Switzerland and Canada, to supply to each other with the roll of material. For the Swiss traffic seemed to be the canadian company Bombardier will deliver the new double-Decker intercity trains. The SBB FV-Dosto baptized train has, however, the name Pannenzug.

Currently, he is mainly on the sidings. The reason: According to the SBB, the trains are still not reliable enough to be about on the busy route between Bern and Zurich.

article: Bombardier to deliver additional trains, the SBB disclaim from The SBB and Bombardier argue about the reliability of the train. This has also financial reasons.


Created: 23.04.2019, 09:16 PM

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