August 15, 2014

Veolia to retain Harz-Elbe-Express until 2018

Written by  Quintus Vosman
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Veolia to retain Harz-Elbe-Express until 2018 Quintus Vosman

SAXONY-ANHALT public transport authority Nasa has awarded Veolia a one-year extension to its contract to operate the Harz-Elbe-Express (HEX) regional network, which was previously due to expire in December 2017.

The contract, which began in 2005, covers the operation of around 3.5 million train-km on the following routes:

Magdeburg – Halberstadt – Thale

Halberstadt – Blankenburg (Harz)

Halle(Saale) – Halberstadt – Goslart

Könnern – Bernburg, and

Magdeburg – Oschersleben (stopping trains only).

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