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Veolia Transport wins German contract

Posted on September 3, 2008

Veolia Transport’s German subsidiary, NordWestBahn (NWB), will manage the entire regional express system (S-Bahn) that is planned to link the states of Bremen and Lower Saxony in Germany.

The contract covers the operation of four rail lines that serve a population of 660,000 people and will generate a cumulative revenue of approximately $723.7 million (USD) over the 11-year period.

This will be the first time that operation of a fully electrified German S-Bahn has been awarded in its entirety to a private operator following a call for tenders.

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