Deutsche Bahn Refuses to Buy 25 New Trains From Bombardier - Sueddeutsche Zeitung
Refusing to buy 25 new intercity trains from Canada's Bombardier due to technical defects
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January 28, 2020 - by reuters.com
FRANKFURT, Jan 28 (Reuters) - German railway operator Deutsche Bahn is refusing to buy 25 new intercity trains from Canada's Bombardier due to technical defects, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported without giving details of where it obtained that information.
The order is worth 400 million euros (US$444 million), the newspaper said, citing industry sources, adding that Deutsche Bahn was assessing whether or not to claim damages.
At the heart of the problem lies the operating system of the trains which takes too long to boot up and crashes regularly if trains have to change direction, the paper said...
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