• Alstom to supply up to 100 Traxx Universal locomotives

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  by Jeff Smith
 
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Alstom has signed a contract with Mercitalia Rail to supply 70 Traxx Universal locomotives and 12 years of full maintenance services.
The contract is worth around €323 million and includes the option for an additional 30 vehicles and an extension to the duration of the maintenance services.

Traxx Universal is an advanced four-axle locomotive platform which offers high energy efficiency and traction capacity and guarantees increased reliability and availability.

Some of the trains will also be fitted with last mile technology, which enables a seamless transition from line haul traction into non-electrified lines.
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