The project entails the acquisition of 12 new double-decker electric multiple units (EMUs) to provide regional / suburban rail services in the Stockholm-Mälaren region in Eastern Sweden.
The new rolling stock will contribute to reducing journey time, promoting more efficient operations, reducing maintenance costs, lowering energy consumption and increasing the level of comfort for passengers. Indirectly, by improving services, rolling stock renewal will help railways compete with other transport modes, particularly private vehicles, so as to maintain or improve its modal share. Shifting passenger flows from other modes to rail may result in reduced vehicle operation costs, safety and environmental benefits.
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