Alstom unveils new generation of Coradia regional train

Credit: Alstom.
Credit: Alstom.

Rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has unveiled its latest generation of Coradia regional train – the Coradia Stream.

The trains first customers will be NS and Trenitalia. NS has ordered 79 Coradia Streams to run on the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Breda line and on the Den Haag-Eindhoven corridor at a maximum speed of 200km/h. They will enter service from 2021.

Trenitalia has ordered 150 Coradia Streams from Alstom, which will be delivered from 2019.

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Coradia Stream has been designed for the European market by an international team of six nationalities and is the result of a close collaboration between Alstom’s sites in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Poland.

Alstom vice president for regional and intercity trains Wolfram Schwab said: “We are very proud to present today in two different European countries two versions of this train, for intercity transport in the Netherlands and for regional traffic in Italy.

“With its improved modularity, new passenger experience and weight savings, Coradia Stream opens a new chapter in the commercial success story of the Coradia regional range spanning more than 30 years.

“The name we have chosen for this train reflects its true spirit: fluid, dynamic, fast and light.”

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