Siemens Mobility to Deliver 27 Mireo Trains for Digital Node Stuttgart

Siemens Mobility will provide 27 three-car electric Mireo regional trains to Baden-Württemberg for the Digital Rail Germany (DSD) Digital Node Stuttgart trial project.

The trains will be equipped with the most recent digital technology, including Level 2 (GoA 2) Automatic Train Operation (ATO) and the automatic European Train Control System (ETCS).

The Mireo vehicles will have the ability to ascend severe inclines and be permitted for use across Austria.

Director of the State Ministry of Transportation Berthold Friess stated:

“Baden-Württemberg keeps the bar high when it comes to railway digitalization. During the next 10 years, as the present fleet is being upgraded with DSD technology, the 28 regional Mireo trains that have been ordered will primarily be employed to maintain the most convenient and comfortable passenger operations in the state. Siemens Mobility is now the second industrial partner for the installation of full DSD equipment in our trains. This will significantly speed up Germany’s transition to a fully computerised train system.

A framework agreement for this order was reached with the State Institute for Rail Vehicles Baden-Württemberg (SFBW). Additionally, a ten-year maintenance agreement with a 20-year extension option is included.

This contract, which is estimated to be worth 300 million euros, calls for the supply of the trains between November 2025 and April 2026.

The CEO of Siemens Mobility’s rolling stock division, Albrecht Neumann, said:

“The Mireo will deliver a state-of-the-art train with great operating cost-effectiveness and a high level of passenger comfort and convenience to Baden-Württemberg. The long-term maintenance deal, which also covers Railigent X-based digital services, ensures the reliability and high availability of the trains.

This is Siemens Mobility’s first order for a train featuring all of the DSD train equipment.

218 fixed seats and free Wi-Fi are also features of the new three-car regional trains.

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