Alstom signs contract with PKP Intercity

06/06/2011

On May 30, Alstom announced having signed a contract with Polish operator PKP Intercity for the delivery of 20 Pendolino high-speed trains. The contract is valued at EUR 665 Million. The contract also stipulates that Alstom will provide the maintenance of trains for a period of up to 17 years in a work site to be built in Warsaw.
The units will be mainly used for providing connection on the route Warsaw-Gdansk-Gdynia and Warsaw-Krakow. The trains manufactured in Italy have a maximum capacity of 402 passengers and a maximum speed of 250 km/h.
The trainsets of 7 cars each will be based on Alstom’s standard New Pendolino platform. In line with the customer’s specifications, they will not integrate the tilting system. The trains will be manufactured at Alstom’s Savigliano site in Italy, where Pendolino trains have been manufactured for more than 30 years.
Source: www.alstom.com