Double-decker deal

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from the leasing company Railpool for the delivery of 45 double-deck coaches valued at approximately €75m.


Bombardier Transportation has received an order from the leasing company Railpool for the delivery of 45 double-deck coaches valued at approximately €75m (£58m).



The trains, capable of service speeds up to 160km/h, are intended for service on lines operated by Danish State Railways (DSB).



Søren Eriksen, chief executive officer of DSB, said: ‘We will now be introducing 45 new double-deck coaches, which will be delivered by Bombardier Transportation before the end of 2009.


‘Our passengers can finally look forward to commuting in modern, comfortable and reliable new trains.’



Carbody production and the final assembly will be completed in Görlitz, Germany, together with project management, engineering and testing.



All 45 coaches will be delivered between September and December 2009.