Argentina | New rolling stock after 40 years for Sarmiento Line Buenos Aires

Ricardo Escudero Viñas | On July the 21th Minister Florencio Randazzo rolled out the first 7 sets of 9 car EMUs for the busiest commuter line in the Buenos Aires region. The electric cars where built in China by CSR Sifang with Mitsubishi traction and Knorr-Bremse braking. The total investment plan for 25 units of 9 cars is USD 286 M

 

Since two years ago the Minister of Transportation Argentina Florencio Randazzo is leading a massive investment plan for commuter, regional and freight rail transportation in Argentina.

 

Picture: http://www.prensa.argentina.ar/2014/05/13/49891-randazzo-superviso-la-descarga-de-36-coches-0km-para-el-sarmiento.php

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