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ÖBB selects Siemens for the 200 electric freight locomotive order

Austrian Federal Railways have selected Siemens as preferred bidder in the tender for the supply of up to 200 electric freight locomotives. A 10-day standstill period will be followed by the final award of the contract, informs Austrian Press Agency, citing ÖBB. 

The framework contract includes 100 standard four-axle freight locomotives (≥120 km/h), 50 four or six-axle (≥120 km/h) and 50 six-axle last mile locomotives (≥120 km/h). 

ÖBB transports 459 million passengers and 111 million tonnes of freight annually. The state-owned group has more than 40,000 employees in the railway and bus sectors and an additional 1,700 apprentices.

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