Alstom to deliver 3 more trains to Östgötatrafiken

Alstom will supply three more Coradia Nordic trains to Östgötatrafiken in addition to their current fleet of 15. The new trains will be delivered in spring 2019. The trains will be built in Alstom’s site in Salzgitter, Germany.

The Coradia Nordic train delivered to Östgötatrafiken consists of four cars, is 74 meters long in total, and has a capacity for up to 510 passengers. The train will run at a maximum speed of 160 km/h. The Coradia family is characterized by modularity, safety and performance, more than 97% of of the train is recyclable.

Alstom is currently delivering an addiditonal 30 trains to Skånetrafiken and these new units for Östgötatrafiken will be an add-on to that production line notably regarding the car body shell production.

I am very proud that our trains are to the full satisfaction of our customer, and that Östgötatrafiken now chose to increase their fleet of Coradia Nordics, co-producing with Skänetrafiken ,” says Björn Asplund, Managing Director for Alstom in Sweden.

Since 2002, 280 regional Coradia EMU [1] single deck trains have been sold in the Nordic region. In total, more than 3,000 regional trains have been sold in Europe, and they are currently running in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK.


 


[1] Electric Multiple Unit

For more information, please contact
Maria Parent,
Communications Director, Alstom Nordics
Phone: +46 76 807 65 50
maria.parent@alstom.com

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a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people. www.alstom.com   www.alstom.com/nordics

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