Our New Trains -Take A Video Trip
Auckland’s new 57 three-car electric multiple unit trains to replace the existing diesel trains will be designed by Spain’s CAF company based on rolling stock it has supplied for the Heathrow Express.
The deal was signed this afternoon.
So let’s take a ride on the Heathrow express and get a feel inside and out for how it will be:
The General manager of CAF, Jesus Esnaloa said his company was honoured to be part of the Auckland electrification programme.
He called it:
“a public transportation solution that will cope with the increasing patronage demands and population growth projects for Auckland while providing an enhanced experience for Auckland commuters through the provision of improved train safety, quality and comfort features, to the best international styandards in train reliability and availability perdformance.
He said that a new subsidiary called CAF NZ had been created to take care of the new fleet’s maintenance.