Austria: Bmz 21-70.0

UIC / EVN numbering: 61 81 21-70

Railway companies: ÖBB - Austrian Federal Railways

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1976

As the delivery of the Fiat bogies for the Eurofima series of passenger coaches was initially delayed, the ÖBB - Austrian Federal Railways started procuring 2nd class coaches fitted with SGP VS-RIC 75 bogies and Swiss-type folding doors.

55x Bmz 21-70.0 coaches were delivered between 1976 and 1978.

Sources: https://www.vagonweb.cz/popisy/popisy.php?k=OeBB_1&z=a&p=z&lang=de,

1987

From 1987 to 1988, Bmz 21-70 000 to 017 and 033 coaches are upgraded to reach a maximum speed of 200 km/h and are registered as Bmz 21-90.0 .

Concerns registration number(s): 61 81 21-70 000-8, 61 81 21-70 001-6, 61 81 21-70 002-4, 61 81 21-70 003-2, 61 81 21-70 004-0, 61 81 21-70 005-7, 61 81 21-70 006-5, 61 81 21-70 007-3, 61 81 21-70 008-1, 61 81 21-70 009-9, 61 81 21-70 010-7, 61 81 21-70 011-5, 61 81 21-70 012-3, 61 81 21-70 013-1, 61 81 21-70 014-9, 61 81 21-70 015-6, 61 81 21-70 016-4, 61 81 21-70 017-2, 61 81 21-70 033-9

Sources: https://www.vagonweb.cz/popisy/popisy.php?k=OeBB_1&z=a&p=z&lang=de

2003

12x Bmz 21-70.0 coaches are modernised in the ÖBB "Upgrading-Programm" but without beeing upgraded to reach a maximum speed of 200 km/h.

Sources: https://www.vagonweb.cz/popisy/popisy.php?k=OeBB_1&z=a&p=z&lang=de

2004

Since 2004, the remaining 43x Bmz 21-70.0 units are modernised in the ÖBB "Upgrading-Programm" and are upgraded to reach a maximum speed of 200 km/h. Following the maximum speed upgrade, the modernised units are registered as Bmz 21-90.0 .

2007

From 2007 to 2009, the 12x Bmz 21-70.0 coaches modernised in 2003 and 2004 are also upgraded to reach a maximum speed of 200 km/h and receive the new registration Bmz 21-90.0 .

Sources: https://www.vagonweb.cz/popisy/popisy.php?k=OeBB_1&z=a&p=z&lang=de

Latest update on the 11th of August 2019 at 22:19

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