SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways announced a SFr50m contract for Slovakian company ŽOS Trnava to supply 485 wagons to replace its infrastructure maintenance fleet on March 31.
The order covers:
- 70 twin-axle hopper wagons;
- 140 bogie hopper wagons;
- 50 tipping wagons with high sides;
- 25 tipping wagons with low sides;
- 50 bogie sleeper wagons;
- 150 twin-axle wagons.
Deliveries are scheduled to run from May 2015 to October 2016. The new wagons will replace existing vehicles which have an average age of 40 years.