CAF awarded the contract for the supply new trains to Flytoget

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NORWAY: Flytoget AS has awarded the contract for the new airport express trains to Spanish manufacturing firm CAF. The contract includes the delivery of 8 Oaris high speed trains, plus associated spares and technical support. Overall the contract is valued at approximately €120m.

Flytoget AS is a public company operating the Airport Express train in Oslo between the Airport the Central Station and westbound to Drammen with very high punctuality and reliability and premium services. Flytoget is a number one brand in Norway, with a customer satisfaction index of 97%.

Oaris CAF Train1

Linda Bernander Silseth, CEO in Flytoget, says that she is happy to announce the contract and is looking forward to work with CAF.

“Our customers in Norway and Flytoget as a company have high demands – and I am sure that CAF will fulfill these demands” said Bernander Silseth.

The Oaris trains consists of 4 cars and will feature all the latest technical developments for energy saving, environmental friendliness, safety features and ease of access, being fully prepared for Persons with Reduced Mobility and supported by the latest innovations in passenger comfort to achieve a superior passenger experience. It is estimated that the first trains will start to run in 2018.

Oaris CAF Train2