posted on 28th May 2019 08:27
Under the contract of 18 April 2018 for the delivery of a mixed fleet of FLIRT and KISS trains the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice exercised an option for 26 further FLIRTs, comprising 16 140 km/h three-car DMUs and 10 160 km/h triple-voltage (3, 15 and 25 kV) four-car EMUs. They are intended for cross-border passenger transport services, are to be approved in Slovenia, Croatia and Austria and will be put into operation from October 2021.
The contract value, including warranty services, exceeds 150 million EUR. With this order SŽ is expanding its fleet to a total of 52 trains: 21 FLIRT EMUs, 21 FLIRT DMUs and 10 double-deck KISS EMUs.