by Keri Allan
09 Aug 2021
Alstom has signed a framework agreement to supply Trenitalia with 150 Coradia Stream regional trains.
The contract is valued at approximately 910m euros (1,072m USD).
Coradia Stream is a range of low-floor, high-performance electric multiple units (EMU) for regional and intercity lines. It offers a modular design to allow operators to choose the configuration that addresses their needs and includes emission-free traction solutions for non-electrified lines.
Those ordered by Trenitalia are single-decker, bi-directional, 3kV electric trainsets. They will have a maximum speed of 160 kilometres per hour and be equipped with onboard ERTMS. They will also boast high levels of energy efficiency and recyclability.
“This agreement confirms the know-how and experience of Alstom, which provides state-of-the-art trains and railway technologies that are used around the world. This new generation of trains represents the future of Italian regional rail transport. We are proud to give impetus to a passenger-focused vision of green regional transport, in line with national objectives on the ecological transition.”
Trenitalia’s Coradia Stream trainsets will be built at Alstom’s sites in Savigliano, Sesto San Giovanni and Bologna, Italy.
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