- Locomotives News
- 08. February 2024
- Press Releases | Alpha Trains
Alpha Trains and Stadler sign Full-Service agreement for the maintenance of EURO9000 locomotives
Antwerp/Bussnang, 8 February 2024 - Alpha Trains, Europe′s leading leasing company for locomotives and trains, signs a Full-Service maintenance agreement with Stadler.
The contract covers the complete maintenance of all EURO9000 locomotives recently ordered by Alpha Trains for a minimum period of 10 years as from delivery of the locomotives. The scope of service includes preventive, corrective and heavy maintenance to guarantee the highest service standards to Alpha Trains’ customers across Europe.
This milestone agreement further strengthens the collaborative efforts of both companies to enhance sustainable and efficient transportation solutions across Europe.
In 2023 Alpha Trains announced its first order for the purchase of 12 of this latest generation of six-axle hybrid multi-system locomotives. Delivery is scheduled for 2025 and 2026.
The strategic collaboration between Alpha Trains and Stadler underscores their longstanding and successful partnership and at the same time emphasizes their commitment to providing customers with a reliable and efficient fleet of EURO9000 locomotives across Europe.
Guus de Boer, Commercial Director, at Alpha Trains Locomotives about this partnership: “Stadler′s extensive service network, excellent maintenance track record and shared values have led us to this agreement, which will enable Alpha Trains to provide best of class customer service for the latest purchased Stadler EURO9000 locomotives.”
Christian Mayer, Senior Sales Manager, at Stadler Service AG commented: “We are very pleased that we were able to collaborate with Alpha Trains as a well-known customer for the Full Service of the EURO9000 locomotives. With our flexible and innovative maintenance concepts, we ensure the highest level of availability and thereby create an advantageous starting position for Alpha Trains′ customers to be successful in the market. With our established service network and the mobile Stadler teams, we can provide holistic support throughout the DACHINLB region.”
Alpha Trains provides attractive leasing products and state-of-the-art locomotives which contribute to enable and increase the modal shift of freight from road to rail. This co-operation with Stadler is an example of the common vision of both companies to contribute to a more sustainable and efficient future for European transport.
About Alpha Trains
Alpha Trains is the leading rolling stock lessor in Europe. A total of 130 employees from 17 countries work in offices in Luxembourg, Antwerp, Cologne, Madrid, Paris and Warsaw. Alpha Trains owns more than 1,000 locomotives and passenger trains and offers tailor-made leasing solutions, comprehensive know-how in maintenance and vehicle repairs as well as long-term experience in the financing of new-build projects. Alpha Trains’ fleets are in use at many public and private operators in 22 European countries. Alpha Trains′ shareholders are APG, Arcus European Trains, PGGM and Swiss Life.
Stadler has been building trains for over 80 years. The provider of mobility solutions in rail vehicle construction, service and signalling technology has its headquarters in Bussnang, eastern Switzerland. It has a workforce of over 13,500 based in various production and engineering locations as well as more than 80 service locations. The company is conscious of its social responsibility for sustainable mobility and therefore stands for innovative, sustainable and durable quality products. The product range in the field of mainline railways and city transport includes high-speed trains, intercity trains, regional and suburban trains, metros, tramways and trams. Stadler also manufactures main-line locomotives, shunting locomotives and passenger carriages. It is the world’s leading manufacturer in the rack-and-pinion rail vehicle industry.
Alpha Trains Group
Heike Zimmermann, Group Head of PR & Marketing
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