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Romania’s Ferotrans-TFI buys the last diesel trains of Netherlands Railways
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Romania’s Ferotrans-TFI buys the last diesel trains of Netherlands Railways

Netherlands Railways (NS) has sold its last remaining DMUs (diesel multiple-unit trains) to Romania’s Ferotrans-TFI in Iasi, owned by Dumitru Anchidin, as railjournal.com informs. The transaction amount is not disclosed.

The final class 3400 (DM 90) trains were rendered surplus in December 2017. Romanian operator has purchased almost all of the two-car DM 90 sets.

The trains have a maximum speed of 140km/h and seat 123 passengers in standard class and 12 in first. 12

According to the Dutch press, Ferotrans-TFI plans to begin operating the DM 90s on the Romanian network this summer, with routes including Bucharest – Iasi.

The trains will be overhauled at the Electroputere plant at Pascani before entering service, and a Supplementary Authorisation to Place in Service (SAPS) will be required for operation on the Romanian railway network.

 

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