DfT confirms Thameslink rolling stock order

Impression of Siemens Desiro City electric multiple-unit for the Thameslink Programme.

UK: The Department for Transport confirmed on June 14 that it would award the Cross-London Trains consortium led by Siemens a £1·6bn contract to supply 1 140 EMU cars for the Thameslink route, subject to a formal 10-day standstill period.

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