Information published on 12 January 2011 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 221.

Germany: DB purchases 27 new long-distance passenger trains. The new double-deck coaches are to enter service from 2013 on IC lines

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From late 2013, Deutsche Bahn (DB) plans to operate modern double-deck passenger coaches offering comfortable facilities on several IC lines. DB has placed an order with Bombardier Transportation for 135 double-deck coaches from the latest generation as well as for 27 class 146.2 locomotives at a total cost of 360 million Euros.

(Source: DB)