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Czech Railways Considers to Acquire ÖBB-Railjets

Published: December 28, 2010; 00:14 · (Vindobona)

The Austrian Federal Railways doesn´t want to exercise its option to buy further Railjets from Siemens.

Czech Railways Considers to Acquire ÖBB-Railjets / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / NÖLB Mh [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

The Czech Railways (CD) considers to buy 16 „Railjet“ trains from Siemens. The volume of the acquisition amounts to € 177.8m. CD would acquire the trains instead of the Austrian Railways (ÖBB). Originally, the ÖBB intended to buy the trains from Siemens. The Austrian Railways disposes of the corresponding options for the purchase order. Now, Petr Zaluda, CEO of the Czech…

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