Rail News

Bayerische Regiobahn Orders 41 Coradia Lint Trains from Alstom

Alstom has signed a contract for the delivery of 41 Coradia Lint regional trains. It will supply them to rail operator Transdev. The Transdev subsidiary Bayerische Regiobahn GmbH (BRB) will operate the trains on behalf on Transdev in the German state of Bavaria. Specifically, they will run on the lines between Augsburg and Weilheim, Schongau, Ingolstadt, Eichstätt and Langenneufnach. This contract is worth more than 150 million euros (170 million USD).

A Coradia LINT in service for Bayerische Regiobahn
A Coradia LINT in service for Bayerische Regiobahn © Hugh Llewelyn under licence


Alstom’s Salzgitter site in Lower Saxony, Germany, will be responsible for manufacturing the Coradia Lint regional trains. The company is planning to deliver the rolling stock by September 2022. As a result of this contract Alstom can celebrate the production and delivery of its 1000th Coradia Lint train, making it the undisputed top diesel multiple unit in Europe.

Related Post:  Alstom Delivers First MP16 Metro Train for Lyon

Jörg Nikutta, Managing Director, Alstom, Germany and Austria, said:

“This order by Transdev is another great milestone in the history of our proven and popular Coradia Lint. It is symbolic that the 1000th Coradia Lint will be operated by the very same transport company that operated the first Coradia Lint back in November 2000. This fortunate coincidence illustrates the train’s post and current performance and how the product meets the expectations of our customers and their passengers.”

Coradia Lint Details

These regional trains have two 390kW engines and a top speed of 140km/h. Alstom will supply them in a two-car configuration, which will provide seating for 125 passengers. There will also be a spacious area for storing bicycles. These trains furthermore improve on the existing fleet. Firstly, they have improved levels of comfort. And secondly, they are designed with the needs of passengers with reduced mobility in mind. This will allow all passengers to travel with as few constraints as possible.

Suppliers in this story

News categories

    24 Jun 2019
    Alstom to Equip Harsco Rail Vehicles for SBB with ETCS
    24 Jun 2019
    Alstom to Supply 8 Coradia Lint Diesel Trains to ODEG
    24 Jun 2019
    Industry Insider Week 25 – 9 Must-Read Rail Stories
    21 Jun 2019
    Winning Bid: Stadler to Supply 55 FLIRT Akku Trains to Germany
    20 Jun 2019
    Bombardier’s ZEFIRO Wins German Design Award
    19 Jun 2019
    Alstom P80 Point Machine Passes Testing in Kazakhstan
    17 Jun 2019
    Industry Insider Week 24 – 7 Must-Read Rail Stories
    13 Jun 2019
    16 New Stadler FLIRT Trains for NordWestBahn
    Subscribe to Railway-News
    Get the latest contract alerts and Railway News emailed directly to your inbox.

    We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously.

    Please tick to confirm you would like to receive emails we think may be of interest to you. We sometimes tailor the content you see to what we think you'll find interesting, and so monitor your interaction with our website and email content (find out more).