Today, a 36WEa electric multiple unit manufactured by NEWAG S.A. for the Opolskie Province under an executive contract signed on 29 October 2015, was officially handed over in Opole.
The event was attended by representatives of NEWAG headed by Zbigniew Konieczek, NEWAG’s President and representatives of the Marshal’s Office of the Opolskie Province led by Andrzej Buła, Marshal himself, as well as representatives of the city and regional authorities.
IMPULS 36 WEa trains manufactured for the Opolskie Province feature state-of-the–art drive and braking systems, air-conditioning, modern audio-video passenger information system and a monitoring system. Passengers travelling in comfortable conditions can recharge their electronic devices using 230V electric sockets installed at each of 176 seats and they have a free wi-fi access. The EMUs are adapted for carrying passengers with reduced mobility and for transporting bicycles. They travel at a maximum operational speed of 160 km/h.
In its basic version, the contract signed with the Opolskie Province guarantees a delivery of five EMUs by 31.01.2018 with an option for two additional trains to be delivered by 10.12.2018. The net value of the contract in its basic version is PLN 51,300,000. The net value of the contract with the option is PLN 71,820,000.