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Nuremberg orders new metro trains from Siemens
The VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nuremberg has ordered 27 type G1 four-car metro trains from Siemens Mobility. The contract also includes an option for a total of a further 7 trains. These trains are earmarked for service on Nuremberg's U1 line. The trains will be built in the Siemens Mobility plant in Vienna. Core components of the G1 will be manufactured in the Nuremberg metropolitan area and include such products as the drive converters, traction motors, auxiliary converter units and control equipment. The project management, development and service support will be provided from Erlangen.

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24.10.2019: Nuremberg’s new subway train introduced: new look, enhanced comfort and increased security 

Over the next few years, Nuremberg will receive 34 new subway trains for the Bavarian city’s U1 metro line. These trains are currently being delivered by the manufacturer, Siemens Mobility, and put into operation by the subway train service center of VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft. 
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Siemens Mobility presents first G1 metro train for Nuremberg

VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft, Nuremberg’s public transport operator, has ordered 27 type G1 metro trains from Siemens Mobility, The new four-car G1 trains are planned for use on the U1 metro line as of 2021 and will replace twelve type DT2 two-car trains. The metro trains will be built at the Siemens Mobility plant in Vienna, Austria.

Siemens Mobility presents first G1 metro train for Nuremberg

While the train was being developed, attention focused on passenger comfort and optimized passenger flows. A compact air-conditioning system ensures pleasant interior temperatures. LED light bars above the door inside and on the door panel outside indicate whether the door is opening or closing: Similar to a traffic light, green signals "board now" and red signals "stop" as the door moves. When the doors are moving, the light bars blink accordingly and warn against boarding. Wider doors and full-length passenger access improve passenger access and distribution. The bright and friendly interior with generous multi-functional areas gives passengers a feeling of security and ensures a pleasant sense of space. Automatic gap-bridging at all doors increases passenger safety, improves passenger flows and allows barrier-free access for all passengers. Passengers are continually provided with the latest travel information via a comprehensive passenger information system.

Metro Nuremberg: The first painted car body

A new milestone for the metro Nuremberg: The first painted car body has been completed. The VAG Nuremberg ordered 21 four-car trains belonging to the G1 series from Siemens in 2015. The metros are being manufactured at the Siemens plant in Vienna. State of the art technology is used for this purpose. Siemens is Europe's first manufacturer to paint railway vehicles by means of robot application.

Metro Nuremberg: The first painted car body

A new milestone for the metro Nuremberg: The first painted car body has been completed. The VAG Nuremberg ordered 21 four-car trains belonging to the G1 series from Siemens in 2015. The metros are being manufactured at the Siemens plant in Vienna. State of the art technology is used for this purpose. Siemens is Europe's first manufacturer to paint railway vehicles by means of robot application.

Nuremberg orders new metro trains from Siemens

The VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nuremberg has ordered 21 type G1 four-car metro trains from Siemens. The contract also includes two options for a total of a further 13 trains. These trains are earmarked for service on Nuremberg's U1 line. Delivery is scheduled for mid-2018.

Nuremberg orders new metro trains from Siemens

The VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nuremberg has ordered 21 type G1 four-car metro trains from Siemens. Delivery is scheduled for mid-2018. The trains will be built in the Siemens plant in Vienna. Barrier-free boarding and exiting will be made even easier as the new trains have wider doors with extendable door steps to bridge the gap between car and platform. The passenger areas will offer end-to-end accessibility.

Nuremberg orders new metro trains from Siemens

The VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft Nuremberg has ordered 21 type G1 four-car metro trains from Siemens. Delivery is scheduled for mid-2018. The trains will be built in the Siemens plant in Vienna. In contrast to the four cabs driver's on the present Nuremberg metro trains, these new trains will have only two cabs. They will also be pre-equipped for fully automated operation, the driver's cabs, for example, being designed to permit easy removal.

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Siemens Mobility presents first G1 metro train for Nuremberg

While the train was being developed, attention focused on passenger comfort and optimized passenger flows. A compact air-conditioning system ensures pleasant interior temperatures. LED light bars above the door inside and on the door panel outside indicate whether the door is opening or closing: Similar to a traffic light, green signals "board now" and red signals "stop" as the door moves. When the doors are moving, the light bars blink accordingly and warn against boarding. Wider doors and full-length passenger access improve passenger access and distribution. The bright and friendly interior with generous multi-functional areas gives passengers a feeling of security and ensures a pleasant sense of space. Automatic gap-bridging at all doors increases passenger safety, improves passenger flows and allows barrier-free access for all passengers. Passengers are continually provided with the latest travel information via a comprehensive passenger information system.

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Eva Haupenthal

Siemens Mobility GmbH

+49 (89) 636-24421

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