Tender for Trains to be Used on Israeli Railways Concluded: Israel has taken another step within the scope of the electrification of domestic lines project. Israeli railways announced the result of the tender for the purchase of 62 electric locomotives. Bombardier Transportation firm awarded the tender. kazanannounced as a company. In addition to the 62 locomotives to be purchased according to the agreement, there are 32 more purchase options.
TRAXX 6.4 MW Bobo locomotives to be produced by Bombardier can be used as trains with double decker or 12 wagons with eight wagons. In addition, the trains are designed to reach 160 km / h.
Israeli railways said the new future trains will be replaced with the currently used trains. Israeli railways CEO Boaz Zafrir'de in his speech, Israel Railways electrification process is continuing, 420 km line after the electrification of the construction of a large level will be stressed that Israel will be. He also stated that this project will be a pioneer for future projects.