Škoda Vagonka manufacturing RegioPanter train parts for Latvia

Published: 25.03.2021 Related countries:  Czech Republic Czech Republic, Latvia Latvia

Czech company of Škoda Vagonka started the manufacture of first parts of the train units for the Latvian state railways.

Škoda Vagonka from the Škoda Transportation Group has started production of the first parts for 32 RegioPanter units, which it will supply to the Latvian state railways, Pasažieru Vilciens. The trains reach speeds of up to 160 km/h and already provide transport in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. From 2022, they will also connect Riga with surrounding cities.

Source: ČIA NEWS, March 25th, 2021, www.cianews.cz/en
Compiled by the team of CzechTrade office in Riga.