Stadler Rail Sell First Bi-Modal FLIRT
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Stalder have sold their first bi-modal FLIRT. On May 12th 2015, the Valle dAosta Region of north-west Italy awarded Stadler Rail a contract worth approx. 43 million Euros for five bi-modal trains (BMU) able to operate in Diesel mode or under 3 kVDC catenary, for the interregional passenger service between Aosta and Torino. The delivery of the latest FLIRT3 bi-modal trains will be in 2018.
Stadler Bi-Modal FLIRT
The new FLIRT3 is designed to cover the full range of EMUs, DMUs and BEMUs train configurations. This means that the customer will be able to personalise the train with the required functionalities and features.
The contract, awarded by Stadler, includes star training, technical documentation, spares and a full-maintenance contract for five years, and an extension of maintenance for a further three years.