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Bulgaria's BDZ Passengers gets two more Siemens Smartron locomotives

Bulgaria's BDZ Passengers gets two more Siemens Smartron locomotives Photo: BDZ Passengers / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 3 (SeeNews) - Bulgarian state-owned railway company BDZ Passengers said on Friday it has received two more new Siemens Smartron locomotives under a deal for the purchase of 15 such locomotives for a total price of 82.7 million levs ($50.2 million/42.3 million euro)

With the latest delivery completed, BDZ Passengers has received 13 of the 15 locomotives under the deal thus far, the company said in an e-mailed statement.

The remaining two new locomotives will be delivered by the end of this year.

Last year, BDZ Passengers signed a 55.5 million levs deal for the purchase of 10 Siemens locomotives, followed by a second 27.2 million levs contract which envisages the delivery of 5 more locomotives by the end of 2021.

BDZ Passengers is part of state-owned railway group BDZ Holding.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

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