CP to buy 22 new trains

By TPN/Lusa, in Business · 10-01-2019 11:09:00 · 0 Comments
CP to buy 22 new trains

A contract for the Portuguese train incumbent CP – Comboios de Portugal has been authorised to buy 22 train sets for €168 million and the vehicles have all to be delivered over an eight-year period, as published in the Government Gazette last Friday.

The piece said that the negotiation was for the purchase of “12-bi-mode railcars and 10 electric train sets, along with the respective spare parts, tools and preventive and corrective maintenance, along with the respective training” adding that the overall value of the contract was €168.21 million.

On the last day of 2018, the Portuguese government announced that CP would launch the international call for tenders on Monday this week, 7 January, to buy the rolling stock.


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