Siemens-ŠKODA completes first train for ČD

(ČIA) Venture Siemens-ŠKODA is continuing in the production of 10 five-unit trains. According to information provided by Czech Railways (ČD), the train units will be used for lines Western Express Prague - Plzeň - Cheb and Krušnohor Prague - Ústí nad Labem - Karlovy Vary - Cheb. The first unit branded ViaggioComfort is being completed and interiors are being installed in the first train cars. A test operation with passengers will take place in 2021 and their regular operation is scheduled beginning December 2021. As ČIANEWS already informed, ČD has ordered 50 express train cars for nearly CZK 3bn from venture Siemens-ŠKODA.



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