[BG] Siemens and Newag to develop metro trains for Sofia

A consortium of Siemens and Newag has been given the order to build the new trains for metro line 3 of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. The design will be derived from Siemens’ Inspiro platform. The order comprises of twenty 3-car trainsets and all safety / control systems necessary for service implementation. The contract has a value of 37.4 million for Newag and 104.6 million for Siemens. There is also set an option for ten more.