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Veolia taps Alstom trains in Germany

Posted on October 2, 2008

Veolia Verkehr awarded Alstom Transport a contract for 36 regional Coradia Continental trains for the Bremen network that will be operated by NordWestBahn.

The trains will comprise three or five coaches, depending on requirements, and will be designed and manufactured at the Alstom facility in Salzgitter, Germany.

The contract has an order value of about $208.5 million (USD) in total, with the first trains going into commercial service in late 2010.

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