Berlin, Germany (Urban Transport News): Siemens Mobility announced today that the company secures order for the revision of 40 trains of the series 412 ICE 4 from Deutsche Bahn (DB). This is the largest service contract ever awarded to Siemens Mobility by Deutsche Bahn.
The contract also includes an option for the revision of 50 additional series 412 trains. IS 600 revisions are required for new high-speed trains operated by Deutsche Bahn when they have reached a mileage of 1.65 million kilometers. The work will be carried out beginning in mid-2021 in the “Expert House” service area of the Siemens Mobility Test and Validation Center in Wegberg-Wildenrath, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Commenting on this achievement, Johannes Emmelheinz, CEO Customer Service at Siemens Mobility, said:
The ICE 4 is the backbone of DB’s mainline rail operations. As DB’s service partner, we will make a decisive contribution towards guaranteeing the availability and operation of the ICE 4 fleet and ensuring its sustainable performance over the entire lifecycle.