EuroMaint modernises vehicles for Italian E.A.V.

23 January 2015 CATEGORY: EuroMaint Rail, Nyhet

Euromaint has been assigned the project to refurbish and modernise 12 vehicles for the Italian train operator Ente Autonomo Volutro (E.A.V.). The order value is MEUR 24.

The vehicles will undergo a complete refurbishment and modernisation with, amongst others, a new communication system, air condition and a new interior. The vehicles, of model FE220, has operated the Napoli area since the 1970’s and will, as a result of the project, be able to operate for approximately another 15 years.

- Modernising and refurbish older vehicles is an effective way to maximise the return on the considerable investment that an acquisition of trains’ means. Euromaint has a long experience of successful refurbishment projects and I am very pleased with E.A.V.’s decision to trust us with this project and let us contribute to a good travel experience for the passengers within the Circumvesuviana network, says Ove Bergkvist, CEO of Euromaint Rail.

The project will mainly be carried out at Euromaints’ workshop in Delitzsch, Germany. The project starts in January and will be finalised in December 2015.

For more information:
Anne-Catherine Worth, Head of Communications, EuroMaint Rail
Telephone: +46 76 002 00 57
E-mail: This is an email address 

Euromaint Rail in brief
Euromaint offers qualified technical maintenance to meet customer requirements for well-functioning rolling stock fleets. The company’s products and services guarantee the reliability and service life of track-mounted vehicles such as freight carriages, passenger trains, locomotives and work machines. Euromaint has a turnover of MSEK 2.4 and 2,300 employees (2013). The company has operations in Sweden, Belgium, Latvia, the Netherlands, and Germany. Euromaint is owned by Ratos, one of the largest listed holding companies in Europe.

E.A.V. in brief
Ente Autonomo Volturno, E.A.V. provides regional rail and cableway service. It also carries out the maintenance and modernisation of the regional network and administrates the infrastructural assets. E.A.V. is also the operator of the Circumvesuviana network. The network is located in the greater Napoli metropolitan area and consists of total 142 km track, 96 stations and transports approximately 41 million passengers per year.

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