March 15, 2018

HLB orders more Coradia Continental EMUs

Written by  Quintus Vosman
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HLB orders more Coradia Continental EMUs HLB

GERMAN regional operator Hessen State Railways has published an announcement in the Official Journal of the European Union confirming that it has exercised an option with Alstom Germany for five additional four-car class 1440 Coradia Continental EMUs.

HLB placed an initial €160m order for 30 Coradia Continental sets in December 2015 and these three and four-car trains will enter commercial service on the Südhessen-Untermain regional network from December.

HLB says that it needs additional rolling stock to meet increasing demand for rail transport in the Rhine-Main area.


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