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Slovenian Railways orders Siemens locomotives worth EUR 48 million


Slovenian Railways (Slovenske Zelenice SZ) has placed an order worth EUR 48 million for twelve Eurosprinter type locomotives with Siemens Mobility. Both companies signed a contract in Ljubljana involving an option for another eight locomotives. The first of the locomotives is due to be handed over in April 2009. Locomotive production will take place in Siemens’ Munich-Allach plant in Germany and in the plant operated by the Technical Service of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) in Linz. The bogies will come from the Mobility plant in Graz, Austria.

The Siemens Industry Sector is the world’s leading suppler of production, transportation and building systems. Integrated hardware and software technologies combined with industry-specific solutions enable Siemens to enhance the productivity and efficiency of its customers in industry and infrastructure. The Sector comprises six Divisions: Building Technologies, Industry Automation, Industry Solutions, Mobility, Motion Control and Osram. In fiscal 2007 (ended September 30), Siemens Industry generated sales of around €40 billion (unconsolidated) with approximately 209,000 employees worldwide.

The Siemens Mobility Division is the internationally leading provider of transportation and logistics solutions. With its “Complete Mobility” approach, the Division is focused on networking the various modes of transportation in order to ensure the efficient transport of people and goods. “Complete Mobility” combines the company’s competence in operations control systems for railways and traffic control systems for roadways together with solutions for airport logistics, postal automation, traction power supplies and rolling stock for mass transit, regional and mainline services, as well as forward-looking service concepts.

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