Siemens Mobility: 75 Mireo trains for Leipzig

Siemens Mobility: 75 Mireo trains for Leipzig
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Regional train order consists of 41 three-car Mireo trains, 18 four-car Mireo trains and 16 battery-powered Mireo Plus B trains.

Siemens Mobility has received an order for the delivery of 75 Mireo trains for the "Mitteldeutsches S-Bahn Netz 2025+" (MDSB 2025+) project, worth around €500 million.

The new trains offer 100 seats in the two-car version, 150 seats in the three-car configuration and 200 seats in the four-car version. Each train also features spacious multi-purpose areas and a separate 1st class section with leather seats.

Gerhard Greiter, CEO North East and Eastern Europe at Siemens Mobility, said. "The Leipzig transport hub is one of the most important in the Central German metropolitan region. With the delivery of the Mireo trains, we are enabling greater flexibility for public transport in Central Germany, higher capacity per train and improved service quality."

The trains will cover a total of 10.6 million train-kilometres per year on the MDSB network and will operate on the following lines when they go into service as planned in 2026:

4-car Mireo trains:
  • S 4: Torgau – Eilenburg – Taucha – Leipzig Hbf. (lower level) – Oschatz – Riesa
  • S 6: Leipzig-Stötteritz – Leipzig Hbf. (lower level) – Leipzig-Messe – Naumburg
  • S 10: Schkeuditz – Leipzig Hbf. (upper level) 
3-car Mireo trains:
  • S 3: Geithain – Borna – Leipzig Hbf. (lower level) – Schkeuditz – Halle (S.) – Halle-Nietleben
  • S 5: Halle-Trotha – Halle (S.) – Flughafen Leipzig/Halle – Leipzig Hbf. (lower level) – Altenburg – Gößnitz – Glauchau/Werdau – Zwickau
  • S 5x: Halle-Trotha – Halle (S.) – Flughafen Leipzig/Halle – Leipzig Hbf. (lower level) – Altenburg – Werdau – Zwickau/Plauen
2-car Mireo Plus B battery-powered trains:
  • S1: Leipzig- Miltitzer Allee - Leipzig Hbf. (lower level) – Leipzig Stötteritz –Borsdorf – Grimma – Döbeln 
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