October 22, 2014

TramRus to supply low-floor LRV to St Petersburg

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THE TramRus joint venture of Transmashholding and Alstom announced on October 21 that it will deliver a prototype low-floor LRV to St Petersburg by December 1.

The 25m-long vehicle, which will accommodate more than 200 passengers, will be the first low-floor LRV to operate in the city.

TramRus has developed a range of trams for the 1520mm-gauge market based on Alstom's Citadis LRV. A three-section prototype vehicle three-section prototype vehicle (pictured) is currently undergoing passenger trials on Line 17 in Moscow and Alstom is also working on proposals for the introduction of similar vehicles in Rostov-on-Don.

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