Amtrak Invests in the future with Siemens Mobility trainsets

December 15, 2022

 

  • Amtrak unveils Amtrak Airo
  • First train to be delivered in 2024 - in operation in 2026
  • Largest North American Siemens Mobility contract in history
Visuals of Siemens Mobility ‘s new trains were on display for riders to see at Amtrak’s Moynihan Train Hall in New York. The trains – called Amtrak Airo – are a key part of how Amtrak and Siemens Mobility are enhancing the traveler’s experience with a focus on comfort and efficiency. The 73 trains will be manufactured in the U.S. at Siemens Mobility’s Sacramento, CA manufacturing facility, with delivery starting in 2024.
 
For more information, please read Amtrak's press release.

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Our new trainsets are a key part of helping Amtrak transform rail travel for Americans. Passengers want a reliable, comfortable, and sustainable experience once on-board. Our 2,500 team members in Sacramento and hundreds of suppliers in the U.S. are proud to help Amtrak deliver the next generation of travel.
Michael Cahill, President, Rolling Stock, Siemens Mobility 

Siemens Mobility awarded historic $3.4 billion in contracts from Amtrak

July 7, 2021

In Jul 2021, Siemens Mobility was awarded $3.4 billion in contracts in the United States to design, manufacture and technically support 73 multi-powered trains for Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation which has transformed transportation by modernizing rail travel in the United States for the past 50 years. There is also a possibility for up to 140 additional trains and maintenance agreements. The order is the Railroad’s latest endeavor to acquire the most sustainable and efficient trains on the market, which include dual powered and hybrid battery vehicles.

 

To learn more about this historic order, please read original Siemens Mobility press release.

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