InterCity fleet renewal poised to start

April 2008
Railway Gazette International;Apr2008, Vol. 164 Issue 4, p205
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Deutsche Bahn (DB) to start replacing its fleet of loco-hauled EuroCity and InterCity trains in late 2008. For starters, the company will be calling for 100 to 130 trainsets to replace the fleet. Likely to be fixed-formation eight-car sets, the trains will be built to match the standards of the ICE fleet of DB. The company is also evaluating offers for seven to 15 high speed trains for international services.


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