Re: Dolderbahn: was: Zurich Funiculars

Martin Baumann

Two railcars have been ordered from Stadler to replace 1 and 2 built 1973.

The contract was given direct to Stadler without a tendering process on the grounds that they are the only company capable of building them.

They will cost SFR5,283,000 each,not including tax!

The recently ordered 60 EMU for SBB work out at about SFR2,166,000 each.

I assume that the high cost of the Dolder vehicles is due to their specialist nature and there being only 2

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