Stadler trains enter service in Azerbaijan

Diesel Stadler trains started serving passenger transport in Azerbaijan.

The national operator ADY launched the new Flirt trains on the Baku – Agstafa route. The vehicles designated DS1 were delivered at the end of 2023 and passed the tests.

Stadler Azerbaijan trains features

Each 107 m long train consists of five carriages and a traction module, has a maximum speed of 160 km/h and an operational speed of 140 km/h. In a DMU there are 270 first and second class seats, a WC and a bar.

In 2019, Stadler was contracted to supply four DMUs and six EMUs, with a total value of EUR 115 million. The latter are scheduled for delivery this year.

Production was originally planned at the Stadler facility in Fanipol, Belarus. However, due to pressure from sanctions, she was relocated to Siedlce in Poland.

Previously, ADY placed minor orders with Stadler for automatic gauge change passenger cars and KISS double-decker trains.

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