Knorr-Bremse to supply HVAC systems for 606 new BVG metro cars

Providing Stadler Deutschland with braking, entrance and climate control (HVAC) systems for 606 new metro cars in Berlin Metro operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has been secured by Knorr-Bremse.

In addition to these systems, Knorr-Bremse will supply substitute parts and provide digital maintenance services for 32 years.

According to the company, this is its prime order for entrance and HVAC systems in the metro sector in cooperation with Stadler.

The determined date for deliveries beginning will be the final quarter of this year while, the final shipments will continue until the end of 2026.

 Presenting further technologies by this company for about 894 additional cars between the first quarter of 2026 and the beginning of 2031, depends on additional activities by Stadler.

Dr Jürgen Wilder, Knorr-Bremse executive board member, said: “In terms of both its size and its relevance, this order represents a huge success for our company and is the largest and longest-term order Knorr-Bremse has received from Stadler to date. “

He continued: “As a sign of our long-term commitment to the city where the metro cars will operate, our Berlin plant will also be playing a major part in the production and servicing of the equipment.”

The railcars will indicate the newest version of IFE’s Type RLS sliding plug door system.

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