Hybrid trains from Newag
Pomerania orders hybrid trains from Newag
The Pomeranian Voivodeship and Newag have signed a contract worth 128 million Polish zlotys (28.5 million euros) for the delivery of four Impuls 2 electro-diesel trains, which will facilitate travel and eliminate transfers between electrified and non-electrified railway routes, reports the Railway Supply portal, citing Newag.
65 million Polish zlotys (14.4 million euros) will be co-financing the contract under Poland’s recovery and sustainable development plan.
The new hybrid trains will be put into passenger service in the second half of 2024.
According to the contract, Newag will deliver the first two trains within 16 months from the signing of the contract, and the remaining trains within 17 months.
The agreement was signed on May 15, 2023, by Marshal of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mechtislav Struk, Deputy Marshal Leszek Bonna, and President of Newag, Zbigniew Konczak.
“It will be much more comfortable, efficient, and environmentally friendly because the dual-drive system provides fuel savings and reduces emissions of harmful substances,” said Mechtislav Struk.
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