December 02, 2013

Pesa LRVs delivered to Sofia

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THE first of 20 Swing 122NaSF low-floor LRVs being supplied by Pesa Bydgoszcz, Poland, to the city of Sofia arrived in the Bulgarian capital in the early hours of November 29.

Following upgrading of infrastructure, the 30m-long 1009mm-gauge vehicles are due to enter service on Line 7.

The remainder of the fleet is due to be delivered by spring 2014.

The vehicles cost €1.66m each and were acquired as part of a European Union project to improve air quality in Sofia.

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