August 17, 2016

Rostov orders City Star trams

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THE Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has awarded PC Transport Systems, Russia, a Roubles 528.4m ($US 8.3m) contract to supply 16 type 71-911E City Star trams for the city’s standard-gauge tramway network.

Each 16.5m-long single-section tram will accommodate up to 170 passengers, 33 of them seated.

The vehicles will be assembled by Transmashholding subsidiary Tver Carriage Works and deliveries will be completed by the end of December.

The order is being funded by the government of Rostov oblast.

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