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Velaro RUS – High-Speed Trains for Russian Railways

Munich, 07 June 2019
Russian Railways (RZD) has ordered 13 high-speed Velaro RUS trains from Siemens Mobility and Ural Locomotives, a joint venture of the Sinara Group and Siemens AG. The order has a volume of around €1.1 billion. The contract also includes maintenance of the trains for a period of 30 years. RZD originally ordered eight Velaro trainsets from Siemens Mobility in 2006 and placed a follow-up order for an additional eight trains in 2011.

2019: Siemens Mobility awarded billion-euro order for high-speed trains

Press Releases

2011: Russian Railways orders eight more high-speed trains from Siemens

2009: Press trip regarding a test run with the Velaro RUS


Eva Haupenthal

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