The value of the contract is €12 million, and the trains
will be assembled at ALSTOM’s site in Reichshoffen.
Many other French regions have already chosen this train,
which has found popularity with its passengers. SNCF put the
first train into commercial service in 1999, and today 313 are in
operation throughout France.
From ALSTOM’s range of CORADIA regional trains, six of
them have also been sold to the national railways of Luxembourg
(CFL) and 40 others to Deutsche Bahn, who named them BR 641.
Technical characteristics of the train for
- Vehicle type: Diesel single-car
- Width: 2,900
- Length: 28,900
- Height: 3,700
- Number of seats:
- Total capacity:
- Maximum speed: 140
- Floor height: 550 mm (over 70% of the total
- Traction Power: 2 x 257
- Other facilities Air conditioning, hydrodynamic
transmission, crash absorber, video surveillance of passenger
With more than 35 product lines and a presence in more than
60 countries, ALSTOM’s Transport sector offers complete
products and services for new rolling stock, signaling, and
electrical and mechanical infrastructure as well as maintenance
and rehabilitation services to four distinct types of
customers: urban transit authorities and operators; intercity
passenger rail operators and rolling stock owners; rail freight
operators; and intercity railway infrastructure owners.
ALSTOM’s Transport sector, with sales of €5.1
billion in financial year 2002-2003, is among the world’s
leading suppliers to the railway industry.
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