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A EUR200M contract between Hitachi Rail and the Municipality of Naples has been signed which will see Naples' Metro Line 6 receive new generation trains. 
With a capacity of 290 passengers and a total length of 39 metres, the trains will be equipped with Automatic Train Protection (ATP) as well as an innovative air conditioning system. 
Hitachi Rail will manufacture the new trains at its factories in Pistoia and Naples. The first of the six trains will enter service from 2026. 
'Hitachi Rail is committed to providing sustainable and innovative mobility solutions worldwide. We believe that public transport, and in particular urban transport, plays a crucial role in bringing people and communities closer to an integrated and increasingly sustainable mobility ecosystem' said Luca D'Aquila, COO Hitachi Rail Group. 
Gaetano Manfredi, Mayor of Naples, said, 'It is a fundamental step to enhance rail transport in the city with the latest generation trains that guarantee efficiency and safety to users.' 
Hitachi Rail has been awarded a contract to supply new generation trains for Naples Metro Line 6 (Hitachi Rail) 
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