Stadler has signed with Junakalusto Oy a contract for the revision of the bogies, which are used in the four-part electric multiple units of the type FLIRT. The trains were delivered from 2009 to 2014 by Stadler to Finland.
FLIRT Junakalusto (Stadler Images)
Yrjö Judström, executive director of Junakalusto Oy, revealed further details of the agreement:
“Bogie revisions are an important aspect in the life cycle of a train. With this agreement we will be able to achieve the qualitative and financial goals we have set for maintenance. We are very pleased to be working with Stadler in this new project. “
“The provision of services for vehicles is for us an important business segment. In addition, we obtain in this way an excellent feedback channel for our trains. For this reason, the award is for us in tenders related to our vehicles always important. We are also very proud that we have succeeded in the face of extremely tough competition to give the best price and quality offer. ”
The Services Division is responsible for Stadler for the maintenance of vehicle fleets in 16 countries and therefore serves more than 680 vehicles, which cover a total of more than 115 million kilometers annually. In addition to the comprehensive services Stadler service also offers the modernization of trains and the component auditors. For this reason, Stadler opened in 2013 in Szolnok, Hungary, a competence center for bogies revisions