Coradia Nordic train is a four-car articulated EMU (Electric
Multiple Unit). The trains will be designed and assembled at
Alstom’s site in Salzgitter, Germany, while the ONIX
traction system will be manufactured in Tarbes, France. By
purchasing the new trains, JLT will improve and update its
regional train fleet. The new trains will mean increased
comfort for passengers, with improved accessibility thanks to
lower floors with a no-step design. What’s more, Coradia
Nordic trains are up to 95% recyclable, in line with
Alstom’s environmental policy.
Since the first contract in 2002, Alstom has sold 206 Coradia
Continental trains in Europe, out of which 127 winterized
trains (Coradia Nordic), including this latest order. This
confirms the success of these trains, the Nordic version of
which is specially designed for extreme winter weather
The order is the fourth for Coradia Nordic in Sweden. The first
batch of trains for Greater Stockholm has been in service since
August 2005. In total, Alstom has supplied 71 trains to SL,
Stockholm’s public transport operator. The second order
is for 49 regional trains for the operator Skånetrafiken,
signed in December 2006, with an initial delivery in summer
2010 and a service planned to start by the end of the year.
This year, the region of Östergötland ordered five
Coradia Nordic trains; the contract was signed on March 18th.
About Alstom Transport
Thanks to more than thirty years' experience in regional
transport, Alstom’s range of Coradia regional and
Xtrapolis suburban trains provides solutions to crowded urban
and motorway networks and rapid suburban growth, while
contributing to regional economic growth and environmental
protection. Alstom now offers operators and users regional and
suburban trains that are comfortable, spacious, reliable,
available, easy to maintain and environmentally friendly.
Alstom has already built more than 3,000 regional trains, which
have covered more than 4 billion kilometres.
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