[DE] To the climate room! Skoda’s NIM-express driving trailer out and about

The plan was to present them at the InnoTrans 2016 fair in Berlin, but it did not happen. In very the last minute, Skoda decided to withdraw its NIM-express coaches from the list. Only the red 109E series locomotive no 102 003 came to Berlin, a locomotive to enjoy some extra free space.

During the fair, Skoda however released some images itself (via facebook for example) of the coaches, to prove that they were actually built, but apparently not ready to be shown to the public:

But, most new rolling stock products in Europe have to make a trip to Vienna some day. The Austrian capital is home to the most advanced climate test facilities on this continent (The ‘RTA Railtec Arsenal’ center) and is therefore often host to brand new trains. Raimund Wyhnal was there the night driving trailer no. 8694 001 arrived in Vienna on 26.09.2016.

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