The movement of high volumes of passengers – which involves frequent and irregular stops on diverse routes – calls for a train that combines service-proven technology with ultramodern equipment. Now, meet a proven platform concept that features innovations of the next generation: the Desiro City.
Each market has its own special requirements. In the UK train operators and commuters face a multitude of challenges: Commuter trains have to network suburbs and interurban regions conveniently; they also must deliver fast, punctual and efficient intra-city services. Passenger volumes also continue to increase – while at the same time, the impact on both the infrastructure and the environment needs to be reduced. This calls for flexible, innovative systems that enable improved utilisation of existing resources – calls for proven systems:
with high availability and reliability
that ensure profitable and cost-effective operations
that offer increased cost effectiveness for operators
that are specifically developed for the UK commuter market