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Bombardier to supply 50 double-deck EMUs to Netherlands railway


The Netherlands Railways recently awarded a $569 million contract to Bombardier Transportation to provide 50 double-deck VIRM electrical multiple units (EMU).

Beginning in June 2008, Bombardier will deliver the cars to the railway, which currently operates 378 VIRM EMUs.

The vehicles feature air conditioning units, transparent partition walls, wide doors, and storage space for luggage and bicycles.

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