New regional trains delivered to Denmark
Posted: 19 July 2017 | Global Railway Review | No comments yet
Two years after the initial contract was signed, 13 Coradia Lint regional trains have been delivered to Nordjyske Jernbaner by Alstom.
The trains will be put into operation in autumn this year in Denmark, mainly on the Nordjylland network. The trains were built in Salzgitter (Germany), one of Alstom’s production sites for regional trains.
“Alstom is pleased to support Nordjyske Jernbaner’s new operating lines with Coradia Lint, a modern regional train that offers full accessibility and increased passenger comfort thanks, to its large number of seats,” said Christian Algreen-Ussing, Alstom’s Managing Director in Denmark. “Today, 97 Coradia Lint regional trains previously delivered by Alstom are successfully operating on the Danish network.”
The Coradia Lint, which has a maximum operating speed of 140km/h, has reduced fuel consumption due to its lightweight construction and is equipped with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, information systems and video surveillance for the full comfort and security of passengers.
“Nordjyske Jernbaner is significantly increasing its operation activities and we are pleased to have received Alstom’s 13 Coradia Lint on-time,” added Peter Hvilshøj, CEO of Nordjyske Jernbaner. “We chose this train as it is a very reliable and well performing train and they fit well into our operational conditions to the benefits of our passengers.”
The two-unit trains ordered by Nordjyske Jernbaner have a total of 125 seats and up to 135 places for standing passengers.