[AT] ÖBB and Siemens present the CityJet

On 10.11.2014, the Austrian Minister for Transport Alois Stöger, and the CEO of the Austrian Railways (ÖBB) Christian Kern, unveiled the first CityJet train. This event took place at the Siemens factory in Krefeld, Germany. Also attending was Siemens’ CEO of its Mobility division, Jochen Eickholt.

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The presentation announced the start of a trial period. Siemens and the ÖBB plan to have the first train available for revenue service in the fall of 2015.

Order details:

  • Brand name: Cityjet
  • Replacement for ÖBB 4020 series (S-Bahn) and CityShuttle hauled stock
  • First to come: 31 sets for the S-Bahn in Vienna: series 4746
  • In 2016 the delivery will start of 70 regional trains: series 4744
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