DSB’s Italian train debacle deepens

DSB’s Italian train debacle deepens


The long-delayed high-speed IC4 trains purchased by train operator DSB will end up costing one billion Danish crowns more than the original price tag, Copenhagen Post reported.

The trains have been an ongoing headache for DSB, which purchased the 83 train sets from Italian company Ansaldobreda in 2000 for 5.3 billion crowns with the intention of putting them into service in 2003.

But long delays in delivery from the Italian company, along with recent concerns over faulty brakes, mean ...


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