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Stadler awarded metre-gauge EMU contract

28 Nov 2016

SWITZERLAND: Wy­nen­tal- und Suh­ren­tal­bahn has awarded Stadler a SFr50m contract to supply five three-car electric multiple-units and spare parts. Entry into service is planned for December 2019, and there is an option for 10 more EMUs.

The air-conditioned EMUs will have a maximum speed of 80 km/h. They will be 60 m long with 113 seats, including 18 in first class, and have space for 289 standing passengers, pushchairs, bicycles and wheelchairs. They will be equipped for 750 V DC operation, with the option to add 1 500 V DC.

Wy­nen­tal- und Suh­ren­tal­bahn operates two metre-gauge lines totalling 32 km which form part of the AAR bus+bahn network around Aarau.