Siemens Mobility win framework agreement tender to deliver trains for ÖBB
Posted: 31 August 2023 | Elliot Robinson (Editorial Assistant - Global Railway Review) | No comments yet
Siemens Mobility will deliver up to 540 single-deck electric multiple-unit trains for Austrian Federal Railways as part of a framework agreement.
Siemens Mobility has won the tender for a framework agreement to deliver up to 540 single-deck electric multiple-unit trains for Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). The framework agreement is worth more than €5 billion.
The single-deck electric multiple-unit trains are expected to be deployed in 2028, and they represent a further development of the Mireo platform.
“Siemens Mobility and ÖBB have long enjoyed a strong and trusting partnership,” Michael Peter, CEO of Siemens Mobility, said. “We are proud to be delivering a further development of the Mireo platform to ÖBB for the company’s new fleets. With numerous innovations, low energy consumption, and a high level of passenger comfort and convenience, the new Mireo trains will help make ÖBB’s local and regional transport even more attractive.”
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The Mireo platform and its proven modular system can deliver an optimised train concept that meets all customer requirements. The electric multiple-unit trains are especially ecofriendly thanks to their low energy consumption and lightweight construction.
Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in intelligent transport solutions for more than 175 years, Siemens Mobility has been constantly innovating its portfolio. Its core areas include rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, a comprehensive software portfolio, turnkey systems as well as related services.