[DE] Part 1 of ‘Augsburger Netze’ concession to GoAhead – Mireo and Desiro HC

In December 2022 operator GoAhead will take over passenger rail services on part 1 of the ‘Augsburger Netze’ – after an initial announcement on 07.12.2018, this was made official today by the Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft (BEG), coordinating and financing regional and S-Bahn rail services in the state of Bavaria. GoAhead will take over from Deutsche Bahn. The key figures:

  • 7,4 million trainkm
  • 12 year concession
  • Ulm – Augsburg – München
  • Würzburg – Ansbach – Treuchtlingen – Donauwörth – Augsburg
  • Aalen – Nördlingen – Donauwörth
  • More detailed information can be found on the website of BEG

It is expected that in January GoAhead will sign a contract with Siemens for the delivery of new Mireo and Desiro HC passenger trains. It will be the third Mireo order, and the fourth for the Desiro HC product.

The very first Mireo, for customer Baden-Württemberg > DB Regio, was recently presented by Siemens in Wegberg-Wildenrath – to be delivered to Author: Siemens Mobility