The first 19 vehicles worth Euros 50 million will be operated on the T7 line from Villejuif to Athis-Mons which is scheduled to open in 2014. The remaining 20 LRVS are destined for line T8 which will connect Saint-Denis with Epinay and Villetaneuse and is due to open in 2013. The contract also includes an option for the supply of an additional 31 vehicles.
ratp-citadis.jpgEach LRV for T7 and T8 lines is 32m long, 2.4m wide and can accommodate over 200 passengers. The LRVsfeature platform-height doors, air conditioning and video-surveillance and passenger counting systems.
This latest order takes the number of Citadis vehicles sold worldwide to over 1500.