Alstom seals 800-million-euro train deal with Dutch rail

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Alstom seals 800-million-euro train deal with Dutch rail

Post by Jeff Smith » Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:37 pm

Economic Times
HE HAGUE: The Dutch national rail authority concluded an 800-million-euro deal Friday with French transport giant Alstom to buy 79 new high-speed trains, set to go into service by 2021.

"Dutch Rail and Alstom have concluded a contract for delivery of 79 high speed Intercity trains capable of a speed of 200 km/h (120 miles per hour)," Dutch Rail (NS) said in a statement.

"The value of the contract is worth more than 800 million euros ($885 million), the statement said, a ..

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Re: Alstom seals 800-million-euro train deal with Dutch rail

Post by electricron » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:02 pm

Interesting the Dutch cancelled the AnsaldoBreda order because their trains were unreliable, to order Alstom Coradia trains that UK's First Great Western returned Class 180s DMUs for the very same reason. :-D Hopefully the Dutch aren't buying Class 180 sisters.

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Re: Alstom seals 800-million-euro train deal with Dutch rail

Post by dowlingm » Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:55 am

And now A-B, noted producer of lemons, is under the Hitachi banner...

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