Siemens: E600m contract for 17 trains with Deutsche Bahn
(CercleFinance.com) - Siemens Mobility will deliver 17 additional ICE 3neo trains worth approximately E600m to Deutsche Bahn (DB), bringing the ICE 3neo fleet to a total of 90 trains.
Deutsche Bahn first ordered 30 ICE 3neo trains from Siemens Mobility in July 2020 and called for another 43 trains in January 2022. With this new order, the original framework agreement for 90 trains signed in July 2020 is completed.
The ICE 3neo trains will be manufactured at the Siemens Mobility plant in Krefeld and delivered by August 2028. The trains that were first ordered have been in passenger service since December 2022, having been built in record time.
The first trains of the ICE 3neo family have been impressing passengers with their refined comfort and state-of-the-art technology since December 2022, Siemens Mobility says, adding that with a top speed of 320 km/h, the ICE 3neo is one of the fastest members of the ICE fleet. The train has 439 seats and many innovations to improve comfort and convenience.
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