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Siemens Mobility receives order from ÖBB for an additional 27 modern electric trainsets

Desiro ML ÖBB

“Our Desiro ML trains are especially popular with passengers as well as rail operators,” said Albrecht Neumann, CEO Rolling Stock at Siemens Mobility. “This order for 27 additional Desiro ML trains brings the Siemens fleet in Austria to a total of over 270. We are delighted that ÖBB is continuing to choose our Desiro ML for the modernization of its fleet.”
The new trains will offer even more space, comfort and convenience on inner-Alpine routes when they enter service in 2025. This will make it even more attractive for passengers and commuters to switch from private transport to rail.   
Details of the new train planned for inner-Alpine service:
  • Maximum speed: 160 km/h
  • Train length: 75 m (three-car trainset)
  • Seating capacity: around 220
  • Spaces for bicycles: up to 24 
  • Access doors per side: 6 
  • 2 toilets, one of which is barrier-free and has a baby-changing table
  • 2 wheelchair spaces
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Power outlets for each row of seats
  • Modern, real-time passenger information system on displays
  • Free WiFi
  • Siemens ETCS train protection system trainguard 100/200/300 OBU
  • Onboard Railnet portal

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Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in intelligent transport solutions for more than 175 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio. Its core areas include rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, a comprehensive software portfolio, turnkey systems as well as related services. With digital products and solutions, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2022, which ended on September 30, 2022, Siemens Mobility posted revenue of €9.7 billion and had around 38,200 employees worldwide. Further information is available at:

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