German railway operator DB Regio has placed two orders worth approximately €150m with Alstom for 39 Coradia Lirex regional trains.
The first order is for 12 Coradia Lirex trains that will operate on the
The Coradia Lirex trains, which have speeds of up to 160kph, can be customised in terms of length of coaches, number of doors and interior design, depending on individual requirements. Main features include adaptable multi-activity areas and lowered floor and gangways between the coaches.
According to Alstom, the trains are 95 per cent recyclable.
Since the launch of the first regional trains from the Coradia Lirex range in 2002, Alstom has sold 200 trainsets in