Rail

Bombardier to supply 51 Talent 2 trains to Germany

Posted on November 22, 2010

Bombardier Transportation will supply another 51 Bombardier Talent 2 trains to Deutsche Bahn AG (DB AG), with the contract totaling approximately $271 million.

Thirty-six new three-car and 15 four-car Talent 2 suburban trains will enter service beginning December 2013 in and around Leipzig on the "Mitteldeutsche S-Bahn" network.

The trains are equipped with air-conditioning; sliding steps at each entry; and spacious multi-purpose areas with wheelchair, pram and bicycle access. The passenger compartments have integrated monitors that display current travel information. Passenger safety is enhanced through video monitoring and implementation of the latest crash requirements.

The new order brings the total number of Talent 2 trains ordered by Deutsche Bahn to 287. At the end of August, DB AG ordered 23 five-car trains for service on the Warnow network in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and a total of 37 (34 four-car and three two-car) trains for the Werdenfels railway in Bavaria.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

FTA awards $1B federal grant for San Diego trolley extension

The extension will improve access to employment hubs and numerous educational and medical facilities north of downtown, making it easier for people to travel throughout the city.

Brookville delivers first of six Detroit M-1 RAIL streetcars

The streetcar’s early arrival marks the second early delivery by Brookville this year. Two option vehicles were delivered to Dallas Area Rapid Transit six months ahead of contractual delivery this summer.

Michael Baker names Sepulveda to VP, rail-transit post

For the last five years, Don Sepulveda has served as the executive officer of regional rail for Los Angeles Metro, where he developed a $2.5-billion rail program.

Cubic, partners innovate gateless train station tech to speed passenger management

Is working in partnership with Go Ahead Group, Mövement Strategies, Maynard Group and Bristol Robotics Laboratory to develop a concept demonstrator based on advanced ticket detection technologies that can be integrated into a single gateless system.

FRA awards $25M in grants to upgrade safety railroad crossings, stations

Received 40 eligible applications requesting $67.5 million, nearly three times the $25 million that Congress provided in the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act that funds DOT.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close