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Siemens Regio trains on the high-speed Nuremberg-Erfurt line sprint along the Franconia-Thuringia Express

07 June 2024 (Germany)

On June 9, service on the high-speed Nuremberg-Erfurt line is inaugurated by Deutsche Bahn's new Franconia-Thuringia Express (FTX).

Driven by the Free States of Thuringia and Bavaria, the state-of-the-art Siemens trains have top speed of 190 km/h.

The first change-free local transportation link between the Thuringian state capital of Erfurt and the Franconian city of Nuremberg
 
is the recently opened RE 29 line (Nuremberg – Bamberg – Coburg – Erfurt).

Source
https://press.siemens.com/global/en/pressrelease/franconia-thuringia-express-sprints-siemens-trains-nuremberg-erfurt-high-speed-line

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