Stadler has signed a contract with the Slovakian railway company ZSSKfor the manufacture and delivery of four double-decker multiple-unit KISS trains with electric drive. According to today’s press release, the six-car vehicles are intended for use on regional lines in western and central Slovakia and this is the first time that double-decker multiple-unit trains from Stadler will operate on the Slovakian rail network.
Dr. Ansgar Brockmeyer, Executive Vice President Marketing & Sales and Deputy CEO of Stadler stated “We are very pleased that we have succeeded in winning this tender and that we will be able to supply our reliable, safe and comfortable double-decker multiple-unit KISS train to Slovakia for the first time. The rail operator and passengers will benefit from the modern vehicles to the same extent. We are particularly proud that we can continue our common history with ZSSK thanks to this order. We would like to thank ŽSSK for their trust and look forward to continuing our successful partnership”