21 new DMJ 861 diesel trains delivered for the Slovak railway company ZSSK

All 21 diesel trains 861 (DMJ 861) are already operating on regional, especially non-electrified lines of the Slovak Railway Company (ZSSK) in the Zvolen area, reports Railway Supply magazine citing ZSSK.

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Picture: ZSSK

Through the operation of the new DMJ 861, Slovakia’s railways provide passengers with modern, comfortable, safe, reliable and environmentally friendly travel.

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The first DMJ 861 was commissioned in June 2019, the last train was launched yesterday. Thus, the delivery of diesel trains for the Slovak railways was completed in less than two years.

The delivery of the DMJ 861 is the result of the NKV Fleet Modernization Part 1 project under the OPII. The total cost of the project is € 76 999 000 (excluding VAT), it is co-financed from euro funds through the Integrated Infrastructure Operational Program in the amount of € 74 835 328.10, and ZSSK contributed € 2 163 671.90 from its own funds.

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