The order, which will be 85%-funded through the EU Operational Programme for Infrastructure and the Environment, comprises 12 three-car and five four-car trains with an option for 10 additional sets.

The contract was signed after Poland’s National Chamber of Appeals (KIO) rejected an appeal from Pesa, Newag’s competitor in the tender.

West Pomerania already owns 13 Impuls EMUs, which are used on Swinoujscie - Szczecin - Poznan and Szczecin - Slupsk services operated by Regional Railways (PR).