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Voith and Lineas sign maintenance contract

Voith and Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe, have signed a maintenance contract for the major overhaul of a first batch of 30 locomotives type HLD 77. The agreement covers a major overhaul with a predefined basic scope as well as other options for variant-specific components and for the type L4r4 turbo transmissions.

Voith and Lineas sign maintenance contract

Voith and Lineas have signed a maintenance contract for the major overhaul of 30 locomotives type HLD 77.

  • The contract covers the major overhaul of 30 locomotives type HLD 77 within the next four and a half years.
  • The partners are currently negotiating the major overhaul of the type L4r4 turbo transmissions for the entire fleet of this locomotive model.
  • The fundamentals of this collaboration are based on reliability improvement, cost reduction and downtime optimization.

The work will be carried out within the next four and a half years. The fundamentals of this collaboration are based on reliability improvement, cost reduction and downtime optimizations. On top of analyzing the technical condition of the vehicles, Voith can potentially also perform several upgrades as part of the overhaul.

"This is the first step towards a long-term partnership between Voith and Lineas," says Vincent Delfosse, Asset Maintenance Manager at Lineas. "Thanks to Voith, we have the support of a strong and reliable service partner with extensive experience in diesel locomotive technology that can provide us with qualitative maintenance services tailored to our needs."

"We are delighted to now be able to consolidate our successful collaboration with Lineas. As an innovation driver and technology leader, we appreciate these kinds of constructive partnerships based on a spirit of trust. With our global network of qualified service employees and the latest digital tools and communication channels, we always provide our customers with the right service," says Ulf Klaua, Director Sales Rail at Voith.

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