22 new locomotives for Spanish ADIF
Switzerland-based rail manufacturer Stadler, in consortium with Erion, has emerged as the winner of the tender issued by the Spanish Administration of Railway Infrastructure (ADIF) for the supply of 22 rescue locomotives.
Furthermore, the consortium is to be commissioned with the maintenance of the vehicles over a period of eight years.
The locomotives are intended to carry-out high-speed railway lines inspection, rescue operations of stranded trains, snow clearance and hauling of maintenance trains with a weight of up to 600 t. An objection period has now started which must expire before the legally binding contract can be signed. (ben)