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Wabtec secures rolling stock deal from Egyptian National Railways

Wabtec Corporation signed (08-Nov-2021) an agreement with Egyptian National Railways (ENR) for the supply of 100 ES30ACi Evolution Series locomotives, as well as a multi-year service agreement to maintain the fleet. The agreement supports ENR's modernisation project by providing "fuel-efficient locomotives needed for the growing demands on Egypt's rail infrastructure". Wabtec SVP for Russia/CIS, Europe, Middle East and North Africa Gökhan Bayhan said: "These locomotives will provide the quality, performance and reliability needed to meet the needs of Egypt's rail network. With this agreement, we will help Egyptian National Railways move passengers and products faster and more efficiently". The locomotive supply contract is funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Wabtec is expected to deliver the locomotives to ENR by the end of 2023. [more - original PR]

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