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PESA Bydgoszcz and Newag receive grants to develop innovative rolling stock
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PESA Bydgoszcz and Newag receive grants to develop innovative rolling stock

Polish rolling stock manufacturers PESA Bydgoszcz and Newag were awarded grants from the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) to design and manufacture innovative rolling stock. 

Pesa received a PLN 24 million (EUR 5.5 million) grant for designing a metro train. The total value of the “Energy-saving metro with higher level of comfort and safety” project is PLN 60 million (EUR 13.8 million). 

Newag plans to develop the world’s first family of autonomous, re-configurable, bimodal traction vehicles for inter-regional, regional and suburban rail passenger transport, TSI-compliant. The total value of the rolling stock project is PLN 35 million (EUR 8 million) and Newag received a PLN 15.4 million (EUR 3.5 million) grant from NCBR. 

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