The tender calls for the supply of around 30 three-to-six-car fully or partially double-deck trains, which will be maintained by the supplier at a purpose-built depot for the anticipated 30-year life of the fleet.

Deliveries will be completed by the second half of 2023 and LNVG will make the fleet available to operators of regional services in the state, which will be selected in separate tenders.

The fleet will be introduced in December 2023 on  Norddeich Mole - Oldenburg - Bremen - Hannover, Bremerhaven - Bremen - Hannover and Osnabrück - Bremen - Bremerhaven Regional Express services,

The contract will include options for additional trains.