posted on 11th Feb 2022 11:15
On 11 February 2022, Siemens Mobility announced that it was awarded a Technical Support Spares Supply Agreement (TSSSA) contract by North County Transit District (NCTD) in San Diego, California for its fleet of 12 Siemens Sprinter (Desiro Classic) DMUs. Worth 80 million USD, the contract includes base services for 12 years with a three-year option to be performed on a task order basis if executed. These Sprinter DMUs have been in passenger service since 2008.
Under the terms of the contract, Siemens Mobility will provide full-time on-site employees for technical expertise, materials management, project management and engineering support. Siemens Mobility will also provide CorMap services, a digital Maintenance Equipment Asset Management System, to all vehicles in the NCTD fleet including bi-level coaches, Charger locomotives and the Sprinter DMUs. CorMap supports the rolling stock fleet to optimize and reduce maintenance costs by improving data quality while increasing fleet reliability and availability.
As part of this agreement, NCTD’s Siemens DMU fleet will have a wide network of available support including direct, immediate connections to support from local and national Siemens Mobility depots, as well as its corporate services headquarters and plant in Sacramento. NCTD will also have access to Siemens’ exclusive global support network for purchasing, engineering and maintenance innovation.
The North County Transit District is a public transportation agency providing over 10.3 million passenger trips annually throughout North San Diego County and into downtown San Diego with an approximate population of 849,000 people.