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MEDIA RELEASE Berlin, 12 October 2010

New contract for Stadler Pankow GmbH a KISS for Luxembourg



Stadler Pankow receives an order for the delivery of eight KISS double-decker
multiple-unit trains from the Socit nationale des chemins de fer
luxembourgeois (CFL).


The Socit nationale des chemins de fer luxembourgeois is ordering 8 three-carriage
double-decker multiple-unit trains for operation in Luxembourg and across the border to
Germany, with an option on up to a further 31 units, which will be in operation from 2013.
The order is worth around EUR 60 million.

With this order, we once again receive confirmation that continuous development of existing
vehicle concepts is the right way to go, says Michael Daum, Director of Stadler Pankow
GmbH. We are delighted that as well as in Switzerland, Austria and Germany, passengers
in Luxembourg will now also be able to travel in our modern and comfortable trains.

The double-decker multiple-unit train KISS where KISS stands for komfortabler innovativer
spurtstarker S-Bahn-Zug (comfortable innovative speedy suburban train) is based on the
FLIRT vehicle concept, which since its introduction in 2004 is one of the most-sold rail
vehicles in Stadler Rail Group. The high degree of flexibility permits adaptation to the
demanding requirements of suburban train operation and mainline services up to a maximum
speed of 200 km/h or, as in this case, for comfortable regional services as well.

The electric double-decker multiple-unit trains for CFL are equipped with two different voltage
systems, to permit operation in Luxembourg (25 kV, 50 Hz) and in Germany (15 kV, 16,7
Hz). The 80-metre-long vehicles have a capacity of 300 seats. The interior features generous
legroom for all passengers and a very comfortable first-class zone; this is enhanced by
sufficient space for bicycles, room for three wheelchairs and a conductors compartment. The
trains also feature the European Train Control System (ETCS) for operation in Luxembourg.
The double-decker multiple-unit trains reach a maximum speed of 160 km/h.

Stadler Rail Group, system supplier of customer-specific solutions for rail vehicle
construction, has locations in Switzerland (Altenrhein, Bussnang and Winterthur), in
Germany (Berlin-Pankow and Velten), in Poland (Siedlce), in Hungary (Budapest,

Pusztaszabolcs and Szolnok), in the Czech Republic (Prague), in Italy (Merano) and in
Algeria (Algiers). The Group has a workforce of over 3,000 people around the world. The
best-known vehicle series from Stadler Rail Group are the articulated multiple-unit trains
GTW (539 trains sold), the Regio-Shuttle RS1 (487 trains sold), the FLIRT (618 trains sold),
the double-decker multiple-unit train KISS (133 trains sold) in the railway segment, and the
Variobahn (284 trains sold) and the newly-developed Tango (122 trains sold) in the tram
segment. Furthermore Stadler Rail manufactures passenger carriages and locomotives and
is the worlds leading manufacturer of rack-and-pinion rail vehicles.

For further information please contact:

Michael Daum Katrin Block
CEO Germany, Director Stadler Pankow GmbH Marketing and Communications
Stadler Pankow GmbH Stadler Pankow GmbH
Telephone: +49 (0)30 9191 1500 Telephone: +49 (0)30 9191 1501

www.stadlerrail.com