MAN Nutzfahrzeuge has secured three orders in the rail industry to supply 3,200 engines worth hundreds of millions. The engines are to be delivered from next year onward until 2020. This allows MAN Nutzfahrzeuge to systematically expand its external engine business further.
French train maker Alstom relies on MAN engines to run its new Coradia Polyvalent railcar with diesel-electric drive. French rail operator SNCF will employ the train in France, with the first set to be completed in 2011. French rolling stock manufacturer Socofer is replacing the old drives in its switchers with MAN’s eco-friendly diesel engines. SNCF’s upgraded rail vehicles, of which there are around 500, will be put into service starting from the end …