Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak

July 7, 2021

·    Order includes first of its kind hybrid battery Venture trains

·    73 sustainable, and reliable trains to be delivered starting in 2024

·    Includes predictive maintenance technology and real-time digital monitoring

·    Largest North American Siemens Mobility contract in history

 

Siemens Mobility has been awarded $3.4 billion in contracts in the United States to design, manufacture and technically support 73 multi-powered trains for Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation which has transformed transportation by modernizing rail travel in the United States for the past 50 years. There is also a possibility for up to 140 additional trains and maintenance agreements. The order is the Railroad’s latest endeavor to acquire the most sustainable and efficient trains on the market, which include dual powered and hybrid battery vehicles.

 

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