Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Pavlodar invites tenders for tram fleet

Written by 
  • Print
  • Email

PAVLODAR Tram Management Company, Kazakhstan, invites bids by December 5 for the supply of 25 low-floor trams for delivery within 12 months of the contract being signed.


The procurement is part of the Pavlodar Tram Project which aims to renew one-third of the city’s 86 vehicle tram fleet and upgrade the 1524mm-gauge network which is electrified at 600V dc. This includes the replacement of turnouts, track and overhead electrification, and the installation of a GPS monitoring system, for which tenders will be sought soon.

The project is being funded by a Tenge 2.5bn ($US 7.5m) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a Tenge 910m grant from the Kazakhstan government. The Akimat regional government will also provide support for the project. The ERBD loan was granted in May 2015 following a partnership agreement signed with Kazakhstan government a year earlier.

Pavlodar is located in the northwest of the country and has a population of 330,000.

Receive information about the latest railway tenders worldwide by subscribing to Global Rail Tenders.

Get the latest rail news

Global news and analysis from IRJ, Railway Age and RT&S by email