[DE] The real thing: Desiro HC for Franken-Thüringen Express [updated]



Siemens has started outshopping the first Desiro HC EMUs for the Franken-Thüringen Express. The first 18 four-car trains will enter service in December 2023. Longer trains will arrive in 2024. Meanwhile, the firsts sets have arrived at Siemens’ test center in Wegberg-Wildenrath:

DB Regio 1462 031/531 testing at Wegberg-Wildenrath on 06.07.2022 © Wolfgang Scheer

On 06.07.2022, a complete four-car set was testing, the train with end cars 1462 031 and 531.


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