HAMBURG (Dow Jones) – working in the rail and bus Benex Ltd. wants to significantly increase its fleet. Benex was are guaranteed access to 450 vehicles, said Benex Director Wolfgang Dirksen in an interview with the Financial Times Germany "(FTD – Wednesday edition).
Thus Benex still wanted to be stronger than the competitor Deutsche Bahn position. Benex have framework agreements with Manufacturers Bombardier, Alstom and Stadler on the supply of up to 250 Vessels closed, the newspaper said Dirksen.
A further agreement than 200 trains, about which would also negotiating with Siemens, was close to completion. The Value of around 450 trains did not quantify Dirks. After Experts estimate the value should lie, according to FTD at 2 billion euros.
The Benex Ltd. is the holding company of the Hamburg Hochbahn for transport outside the city of Hamburg.
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January 13, 2010 03:33 ET (08:33 GMT)
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