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Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train
Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.

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Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains 

Berlin / Munich, Germany, Oct. 08 2012 
In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.
Joint press release from Siemens and SWM/MVG: Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

Siemens to supply underground trains to Munich - Eco-friendly, energy-saving trains featuring service-proven technology

Berlin, Germany, Nov. 23 2010 
Munich City Utilities (SWM) have placed an order with Siemens Mobility for 21 new C2 type underground trains worth about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM have taken out two options on a further 46 underground trains, totaling 276 cars, which can be exercised until 2016 and 2020, respectively. The total volume of the order, including these options, is around 550 million euros. Hans-Joerg Grundmann, CEO of the Siemens Mobility Division, said, “We’re proud to be able to continue our longstanding customer relationship with SWM and its subsidiary, Munich Public Transportation Company (MVG). This order represents a milestone project for us in our home market. During the development of the Munich vehicle we placed particular importance on environmentally clean, low CO2 technology.” Siemens is one of the biggest suppliers of underground trains on the world market.
Siemens to supply underground trains to Munich

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Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds. Video cameras, passenger TV and redesigned interior lighting using LED lamps provide a higher level of comfort for passengers. Other advantages of the train are its high capacity and availability. The new cars have a redesigned passenger area, a new seating concept and wider doors, so they can carry more passengers than the old vehicles they are replacing. A C2 train can accommodate 940 passengers.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

The picture shows (from left to right): Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO Siemens Urban Transport; Herbert König, Chairman of the MVG Board and Director of Transportation at SWM.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

The picture shows (from left to right): Herbert König, Chairman of the MVG Board and Director of Transportation at SWM, and Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO Siemens Urban Transport.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds. The C2 sets itself apart from the previous models with its higher passenger capacity and its substantially improved interior lighting. Generously dimensioned spiral lamps illuminate the entrances large, while LED light strips on the doors indicate the status of doors to ensure smooth passenger interchange.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

Public unveiling of first Munich C2 metro train

Siemens and the Munich transport corporation (MVG) presented the first of the new C2 series trains to the public in Munich. This jointly unveiled train will be followed by 20 more by the year 2015, for a total of 126 new metro cars. This order marks the biggest purchase of rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground.
C2 trains are even more spacious, comfortable and powerful than the previous models. It is a further development of the C1 train, which has been in operation for the Munich Underground since 2002. The train consists of six cars, is 115 meters long, has a 4,500 hp rating, and accelerates from 0 to 80 km/h in only 15 seconds.

First Munich metro train leaves the Vienna plant

The first train for the new Munich metro has rolled out of the production plant in Vienna, Austria, an event witnessed by Herbert König, CEO of the Munich transport corporation (MVG). The train will now be taken to the test and validation center in Wegberg-Wildenrath, Germany, where it will undergo an extensive test program. Delivery of the first trains to MVG is expected to take place in the course of this year.

Picture shows the Siemens Metro Munich Team with Herbert König, Chairman of the Board of MVG and Director of Transportation at SWM.

First Munich metro train leaves the Vienna plant

The first train for the new Munich metro has rolled out of the production plant in Vienna, Austria, an event witnessed by Herbert König, CEO of the Munich transport corporation (MVG). The train will now be taken to the test and validation center in Wegberg-Wildenrath, Germany, where it will undergo an extensive test program. Delivery of the first trains to MVG is expected to take place in the course of this year.

(l-r) Herbert König, Chairman of the Board of MVG and Director of Transportation at SWM, and Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO Siemens Urban Transport.

First Munich metro train leaves the Vienna plant

The first train for the new Munich metro has rolled out of the production plant in Vienna, Austria, an event witnessed by Herbert König, CEO of the Munich transport corporation (MVG). The train will now be taken to the test and validation center in Wegberg-Wildenrath, Germany, where it will undergo an extensive test program. Delivery of the first trains to MVG is expected to take place in the course of this year.

First Munich metro train leaves the Vienna plant

The first train for the new Munich metro has rolled out of the production plant in Vienna, Austria, an event witnessed by Herbert König, CEO of the Munich transport corporation (MVG). The train will now be taken to the test and validation center in Wegberg-Wildenrath, Germany, where it will undergo an extensive test program. Delivery of the first trains to MVG is expected to take place in the course of this year.

(l-r) Heribert Rebec, Team Engineering Metro Munich, Herbert König, Chairman of the Board of MVG and Director of Transportation at SWM, Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO Siemens Urban Transport and Dirk Rösler, Project Manager Metro Munich.

First Munich metro train leaves the Vienna plant

The first train for the new Munich metro has rolled out of the production plant in Vienna, Austria, an event witnessed by Herbert König, CEO of the Munich transport corporation (MVG). The train will now be taken to the test and validation center in Wegberg-Wildenrath, Germany, where it will undergo an extensive test program. Delivery of the first trains to MVG is expected to take place in the course of this year.

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

Photo: Herbert König, CEO SWM/MVG, and Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO Siemens Urban Transport (l-r).

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

Photo: Sandra Gott-Karlbauer, CEO Siemens Urban Transport, and Herbert König, CEO SWM/MVG (l-r).

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

Siemens presents the first carbody for Munich's new metro trains

In a ceremony in its Vienna plant, the Siemens Rail Systems Division has presented to the Munich City Utilities (SWM) the first painted carbody of the new metro trains ordered for the Munich transit company MVG. It is the end section of the first of 21 C2 type, six-car permanently coupled trains, which the SWM/MVG ordered from Siemens at the end of 2010. This was the largest order for rolling stock in the history of the Munich Underground. The investment totals about 185 million euros. At the same time, SWM/MVG took out two options on a further 23 metro trains, for a total of 276 cars, which can be transformed into firm orders until 2016 and 2020, respectively. This would increase the total investment to around 550 million euros. The new trains are being built in the Siemens plants in Vienna, Austria, and in Munich-Allach, Germany. From the seventh train onward, final assembly will take place in Munich.

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