Srbija Voz Flirt at Sremski Karlovci station (Photo: Toma Bacic)

SERBIA: Stadler Polska has beaten Alstom and Hitachi Rail to win a €112·3m contract to supply 18 four-car trainsets to national passenger operator Srbija Voz.

The order is being financed by the state budget and a €100m loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development.

The Srbija Voz fleet includes 21 Stadler Flirt 160 km/h electric multiple-units which were ordered in 2013 with EBRD financing. In April 2021 it ordered three 200 km/h Kiss double-deck EMUs for €62·2m, with the first delivered in November 2021.