February 23, 2012

Stadler hands over first Leo Express emu

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STADLER has handed over the first of five dual-system Flirt emus for Czech open-access operator Leo Express, which plans to launch Prague - Ostrava services in competition with Czech Railways (CD) and RegioJet this December.
The 160km/h five-car trains are being assembled at Stadler's Siedlce plant in Poland, and the first set will soon be delivered to the Velim test circuit for dynamic testing.

Each train accommodates 212 passengers in economy, 19 in business and six in premium.

In addition to its launch route, Leo Express is also considering the possibility of new services from Prague to Vienna, Usti nad Labem, and Plzen.
Photos: Economy (left), business class, and premium class. 
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