LVB awarded the Polish manufacturer a framework contract in March 2015 to supply up to 41 45m-long vehicles to replace the city’s ageing fleet of Tatra trams. The contract included an initial firm order for five vehicles and the latest option takes the total number of LRVs on order to 14.

A third of the components including HVAC and electronic components will be sourced from companies in central Germany with assembly taking place at Solaris’ plant in Poland.