Adif AV awarded Stadler Rail Valencia and Erion Mantenimiento Ferroviario consortium a EUR 139 million contract for the supply of 22 diesel-electric locomotives.
The locomotives will be used on the Spain’s high-speed railway network to provide various services such as hauling infrastructure maintenance trains of up to 600 tonnes, rescuing stranded trains or snow-plow activities.
The locomotives will be able to run at speeds of 160 km/h and will be equipped with ETCS and Spanish Asfa train protection system.
The first two locomotives will be delivered within 36 months from the signing of the contract and the remaining vehicles, within 40 months.
Under the contract, maintenance services will be provided for a period of 8 years.