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Bombardier Transportation has received an order from the Hungarian State Railway company, MÁV, for 25 BOMBARDIER TRAXX P 160 AC locomotives valued at approximately 80 million euros ($112 million US). The contract also includes an option for a further 25 locomotives. The delivery of the first locomotive is scheduled for spring 2011.
According to MÁV, the locomotives, which operate with alternating current (AC), are intended for passenger service in Hungary as well as for cross-border transport to Austria and Germany.
The final assembly of the AC locomotives for MÁV will take place at the Bombardier plant in Kassel, Germany. The car bodies will be produced at Bombardier’s site in Wroclaw, Poland, the bogies in Siegen, Germany and the bogie frames in our Hungarian site of Mátranovák. The Mannheim and Hennigsdorf sites, in Germany, will supply the propulsion and controls technology as well as the propulsion equipment.