Stadler is fulfilling a large order for a total of 40 EZT Kiss double-deck trains for the Hungarian Railways.

Double-deck electric train

This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to Nakolei Pl.

In April 2017, the Hungarian railways MÁV signed a framework contract for the supply of forty Kiss double-deck EMUs from Stadler. Initially, 11 electric trains were ordered, then 8 more trains were ordered as an option under the contract in 2018.

In January 2020, Hungarian Railways decided to order 21 double-deck electric trains, thus making full use of the 40 unit frame contract.

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The signed contract for the supply of additional electric trains is approximately 313 million euros. The trains should be delivered by the end of 2022.

“Stadler has already handed over 31 trains to the carrier, the next one will be delivered at the beginning of March 2022,” Marta Jarosinska, Communications and Marketing Director, Stadler Polska

Double-decker KISS trains, made for the Hungarian operator MAV, are transported directly to Hungary from the Stadler plant in Minsk (Belarus) from autumn 2020. Transportation is carried out through Poland.

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