Plzeň rail car manufacturer Škoda Transportation has secured European certificate TSI for high-speed trains for locomotives 109E3 and two-floor high-speed cars for MNE (Munich – Nurnberg Express) type trains in Germany. The homologation process should be completed at the start of 2019. The company also said that it has manufactured for German operator Deutsche Bahn Regio two high-capacity two-floor trains including locomotives. The trains will transport their first passengers in spring 2019. The trains will operate at a maximum speed of 190 km/h.