June 06, 2013

Polish city invites bids for LRV contract

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Polish city invites bids for LRV contract MZKT

MZKT, the municipal public transport operator in the Polish city of Toruń, has issued an invitation to tender for a contract to supply a fleet of 12 low-floor LRVs for the city's 41.4km metre-gauge tram network.

The contract comprises six 19-21m and six 28-32m-long vehicles, together with upgrading of the network's main depot to maintain the new LRVs and the provision of specialist servicing equipment.The deadline for expressions of interest is July 18.

The five-line network is currently being modernised with the aid of a €10m grant from the EU Regional Operational Programme, and a 1.9km extension to Nicolaus Copernicus University is due to open this year.

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