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Ferrovia Circumetnea orders more Vulcano DMUs

04 Dec 2017

ITALY: Ferrovia Circumetnea has ordered an additional two-car Vulcano diesel multiple-unit from Newag, and expects to place a firm order for three more once financing is secured. The four 950 mm gauge DMUs would cost a total of €14·9m.

In Decemer 2013 FCE and Newag finalised a €14·8m contract for four DMUs for use on the 110 km line around Mount Etna in Sicily, and these were delivered from 2015. This was Newag’s first order from outside Poland.

The deal included an option for FCE to order up to 10 more DMUs by December 2 2017, and it placed the additional order a day before the deadline expired.