CAF wins €104 mln passenger train order in Saudi Arabia
Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF had signed a €104.9 million contract to supply Saudi Railways Organization with eight 200 kilometers per hour passenger train sets.
Each set will be formed of a diesel electric locomotive and 5 steel bodied coach designed to operate in desert conditions and temperatures of up to 55°C. The coaches will provide VIP 1st and 2nd class accommodation with a buffet and facilities for disabled passengers. CAF will also equip a new and modern depot and will be responsible for maintaining the trains for the first 4 years. (SteelGuru, India)
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