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.