ITALY: The board of Lombardia regional train operator Trenord announced plans to exercise options for the purchase of 23 additional multiple-units on November 30.

A firm order worth €130m is to be placed for nine three-car and four five-car AnsaldoBreda TSR double-deck electric multiple-units.

A further 10 four-car Stadler GTW diesel multiple-units worth €60m are to be acquired, for use on non-electrified routes including Parma - Brescia and from Pavia to Codogno, Vercelli and Alessandria