The agreement includes corrective and preventive maintenance of powered and trailer bogies on 66 Abellio Kiss and Flirt vehicles in operation on the Emsland, Niederrhein and Ruhr-Sieg networks.

The deal includes the revision of the traction motors and transmissions, the replacement of suspension and damping components, wheelset maintenance and brake disc renewal, and bogie frame testing.

“It is very important to Abellio to hire a service provider who knows the bogies accurately and works in the common interest of further optimizing the maintenance program, "says Dr Roman Müller, Abellio managing director market and strategy.