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9/13/2002



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Siemens, Bombardier share Vienna metro train order


The municipal transport authorities of Vienna, Austria, Sept. 13 ordered 25 six-car metro trains valued at $186.5 million from a Siemens Transportation Systems-led consortium, which also included Bombardier Transportation and Elin.



The trains are expected to be among the first build on the basis of the Mo.Mo modular product concept Siemens developed; a prototype has been operating on the Vienna Underground since April 2001. Each train will have a 900-passenger capacity.



Deliveries are scheduled to begin in early 2005; Siemens expects all trains to be in service by the end of 2008.


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