Siemens Mobility and Newag sign traction equipment agreement

Siemens Mobility and Newag have signed a five-year framework agreement for the supply of up to 200 traction drives for Impuls 2 electric multiple-units ordered by commuter operator SKM Warszawa, as railway magazine «Railway Supply» informs citing Railway Gazette

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This is the first contract for Siemens Mobility to delivery complete traction drives for electric trains from a Polish manufacturer.

“Siemens Mobility, as a manufacturer of turnkey solutions for traction components, is strengthening its position in the market and entering a completely new area of cooperation,” said Rafał Lewandowski, Traction Components Sales Director at Siemens Mobility Sp. z o.o.

“Newag is committed to using advanced technological solutions that give it a competitive advantage in the European rail market,” said Krzysztof Celiński, President of Siemens Mobility Sp. z o.o. “We are looking forward to starting a joint venture, especially in the context of previous cooperation on the construction of Inspiro metro trains or our ETCS on-board equipment for locomotives manufactured in Nowy Sącz.”

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