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Posts Tagged: Stadler

Deutsche Bahn orders 44 Stadler battery-electric trains

DB Regio, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn which operates regional and commuter train services in Germany, has ordered 44 battery-electric Flirt Akku multiple units from Swiss manufacturer Stadler. The first of the 44 multiple units are to go into passenger service on eight routes in the Pfalz region December 2025, and the diesel trains currently… Read more »

Stadler demonstrates battery-electric train with 185 km range

In 2018, Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler began a research project to develop a battery-powered train designed to operate on non-electrified or semi-electrified lines. Now the Flirt Akku (akku is the German term for a battery), which carries its batteries on the roof, has covered some 15,000 km in pure battery operation, and has demonstrated… Read more »