Pomeranian Voivodeship signed a contract with the Polish manufacturer Newag for the supply of two Impuls EMUs with an option for 29 more units.

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The tender announcement was posted by the Pomeranian Voivodeship at the end of June, and Newag won the order offering nearly PLN 70 million ($15 million) for the initial contract. The bid from Pesa Bydgoszcz was much higher – PLN 104.91 million, reports Railway Supply magazine citing IRJ.

Customer may order 29 more electric trains but no later than March 31, 2023.

The deliveries of the first two trains will be carried out within two or three years from the date of signing the contract, depending on the configuration of the electric multiple unit.

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If the customer exercises the option to order additional Impuls trains, a separate delivery schedule will be established with the condition that all deliveries must be completed within 54 months from the date of exercise of the option.

The value of the contract, including the option, will be a bit over PLN 900 million.

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