[DE / Expert] The Schönbuchbahn: German region and CAF to develop new lightweight trains

It is a risk, Zweckverband Schönbuchbahn is willing to take: order a type of train that does not exist yet. Many manufacturers, CAF included, offer proven, highly standardized types of rolling stock. But local authorities state that for the Schönbuchbahn, a typical German so-called ‘Nebenbahn’, a different type of train is needed, one that currently is not on the market.