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Tram-train vehicles

To ensure regional network integration, many transport operators are following the trend of running the same vehicle within the urban light rail network and within the network of Deutsche Bahn AG (German Rail).

Saarbrücken-neuFor this purpose vehicles are needed that can be so operated under different contact line voltages that the passengers find them comfortable and the operator economic.

Kiepe Electric delivers all the electrical equipment for these "dual-system vehicles.”

Thus, for the first time ever low-floor light rail vehicles approved by German Federal Railway Office (EBA) are operating in Saarbrücken, Germany.