SIEMENS presented the first Avenio M LRV for the Germany city of Ulm to the managing director of Stadtwerke Ulm (SWU), Mr André Dillmann, at a ceremony at the company’s tram depot on April 21.
HOHENZOLLERN Railways (HzL) has awarded Alstom a contract worth around €50m to supply 10 Coradia Lint 54 DMUs for the Ulm Star regional network in Baden-Württemberg, which HzL will operate for 13 years from June 2019.
DB Regio has won a three-year contract tendered by Bavarian railway authority BEG to operate services on non-electrified routes south and east of Ulm from this December until the end of 2019, with an option to extend the contract by a year.
STADTWERKE Ulm (SWU) signed a €32m contract with Siemens on May 22 for 12 Avenio M low-floor LRVs as part of a project to expand the German city's metre-gauge tram network.
GERMANY's Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) has approved a €65m grant to help fund the construction of a second metre-gauge tram line in the city of Ulm.