On 01.10.2021 Ukrzaliznytsia announced a tender for the purchase of 80 electric trains for an approximate amount of UAH 31.462 billion, informs Railway Supply magazine.

purchase electric trains

It is planned to purchase:

– 30 suburban electric trains of direct current;
– 30 commuter trains of alternating current;
– 20 regional AC trains.

The cars must be equipped with:

– ergonomic chairs;
– USB ports;
– monitors;
– Internet equipment.

Also, trains should be divided into classes and be equipped with inclusive toilets. This was reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply

There should also be inclusive seats and ramps. The auction is scheduled for December 7th. The winner must deliver the products by the end of 2026.

As a reminder, on August 26, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Ukrzaliznytsia, Stadler and the Swiss Agency for Export Risk Insurance signed a memorandum on investments in Ukraine.

The agreement provides not only for the purchase of trains, but also for the localization of Stadler production through the construction of a new plant in Ukraine.

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