The five newest trains of GySEV have a name: Ventus. The trains were recently delivered by Siemens. As of 05.09.2016 they are in use for revenue earning services in Austria, Hungary and Slovakia. On a working day, all five 3-car trains are needed. They reach Vienna, Bratislava-Petrzalka/Pressburg-Engerau, Deutschkreutz, Wulkaprodersdorf, Pamhagen and Fertöszentmiklos/St. Nikolaus am See.
For this article we thank Peter Melicher and Gunter Mackinger
But, the trains could not start their normal working career, before they were festively welcomed and inaugurated in Seewinkel and on the Neusiedlerseebahn. Many residents took the opportunity the personally inspect the Ventus trains, that will take over from ÖBB Desiro-trains. In many stations along the line it felt like carnival! Take a look at the pictures and enjoy: