Go-Ahead commissioned Stadler to supply 22 electric multiple units of the type FLIRT for use on the E network Allgäu in Baden-Wuerttemberg and Bavaria.
The contract with an order volume in the low three-digit million amount have Stefan Crispin, CEO of Go-Ahead, and Ulf Braker, CEO of Stadler Pankow, during the international trade fair for transport technology in Berlin signed.
Once again, Go-Ahead was able to prevail in a European tender and will operate the rail operations on the E network Allgäu future. As of December 12, 2021, the electrical multiple units will come on the Munich-Memmingen-Lindau used. Go-Ahead now has a fleet of 88 FLIRT unterschiedlichster configurations and equipment.
The four-part vehicles are equipped with a generous seat design and work desks and sockets for charging mobile terminals on the seats. Additional luggage racks complete the luggage racks above the seats. In the vehicle ceiling recessed cameras allow monitoring of the passenger compartment, and thus contribute to safety. The vehicles are designed both in the interior and in the exterior design of the typical blue and white style. The 74-meter-long unit trains are 395 people, 200 of them sitting in 2nd class, 16 seats are designated as the first-class area. Like all FLIRT have the vehicles bright and cheerful passenger areas are barrier-free and integral low. Two toilets are located in multiple units, one of which is equipped according to TSI PRM. The particularly large designed multi-purpose areas provide space for the transport of up to 21 bicycles, bulky luggage and strollers. Likewise wheelchair spaces are furnished to TSI PRM. The modern passenger information system as well as the in-vehicle wireless equipment facilitate the traveler-the-minute update their trip. The vehicles reach a maximum speed of 160 km / h.
Ulf Braker, Director of Stadler Pankow GmbH.,said:
Stefan Crispin, CEO of Go-Ahead Transport Company Germany GmbH, said: