FRANCE, 26 July 2023: Alstom, a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has secured a contract to deliver 40 Coradia Stream high-capacity electric multiple units to Nahverkehrsverbund Schleswig-Holstein (NAH.SH), the integrated transport association in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The contract also includes a comprehensive 30-year maintenance package, ensuring seamless availability of the trains. Valued at close to USD 996m (Euro 900m), this deal marks a significant milestone for the future of transportation in Northern Germany.
The Coradia Stream trains are equipped with modern signaling and automation technology, making them future proof for evolving operational requirements. They are equipped with the European Train Control System (ETCS) and Automatic Train Operation (ATO) devices. Additionally, they are prepared for the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS).
Proven Performance and Sustainability
The Coradia Stream is a cutting-edge, low-floor, high-performance electric multiple unit (EMU) designed for the European market. It is compatible with all major European power supply systems. Over 1,000 trains based on the Coradia Stream family have already been ordered by various European countries, ensuring a well-proven and reliable product. The train family also offers CO2 emission-free traction solutions like battery or hydrogen for non-electrified lines.
Comfort and Convenience for Passengers
The Coradia Stream trains are designed with passenger comfort and convenience in mind. They have air conditioning with antibacterial and antiviral filters, power outlets, Wi-Fi, and better mobile phone reception, making for a more comfortable travel. A seat reservation system and a live occupancy display improve the passenger’s experience even further.
The trains cater to passengers with reduced mobility, with more than 40 dedicated seats for them. Each train set offers ample space for prams, large luggage, and up to 24 bicycles. The single-deck cars have no steps or height differences at the entrance areas, ensuring easy access for all passengers. The trains are also equipped with three lavatories, including one accessible to wheelchair users.
Alstom’s Commitment to Sustainable Mobility
Alstom, as a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, is dedicated to providing efficient and comfortable regional transport solutions. The contract with NAH.SH is a significant step in advancing sustainable transportation in Northern Germany and signals Alstom’s commitment to shaping the future of mobility worldwide.
Alstom’s contract to supply 40 Coradia Stream trains to NAH.SH in Germany demonstrates the company’s commitment to sustainable and efficient transportation solutions. The trains’ passenger-friendly features, future-proof technology, and proven performance make them a perfect fit for improving regional transport in Northern Germany. With Alstom’s expertise in green and digital mobility, the Coradia Stream trains are set to play a vital role in shaping the future of transportation in the region and beyond.