The latest order comprises 16 three-car DMUs and 10 four-car EMUs. The DMUs will be designed for regional operation by SZ and have a maximum operating speed of 140km/h. Like the original order, the trains feature an additional module which houses the diesel engines and some propulsion equipment.
The EMUs are also largely similar to the previous order. The trains will have a maximum speed of 160km/h and will operate cross-border services. As a result, the EMUs are equipped to operate with three different electrification systems - 3kV dc used in Slovenia, 15kV ac in Croatia and 25kV ac in Austria.
SZ will begin to introduce the new trains in October 2021.Stadler has also secured a contract from North Milan Railway for five Flirt diesel-electric trains under an option from a contract signed in November 2018.
- Stadler has also secured a contract from North Milan Railway (FNM) for five Flirt diesel-electric trains under an option from a contract signed in November 2018
The contract includes maintenance and FNM plans to transfer the purchasing option to Ente Autonomo Volturno, which will operate the trains on regional services around Naples.
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