Bombardier Transportation and Dresden’s transport authority, Dresdner Verkehrsbetriebe, have signed a contract to produce and keep 30 Flexity trams for town.
Every can be outfitted with the impediment detection and help system for stopping collisions.
The contract additionally contains the FlexCare upkeep administration system for a 24-year interval.
The worth of the order is €197 million.
As well as, an possibility for ten further Flexity trams and eight extra years of servicing and upkeep are included within the contract.
The brand new Flexity trams are wider than Dresden’s present automobiles and supply considerably larger consolation for passengers with two-two seating and enormous panorama home windows.
The brand new trams will be capable of carry as much as 290 passengers, which is round a ten p.c enhance.
To permit barrier-free entry whereas utilizing the prevailing infrastructure, solely the portion of the carbody which is above platform stage is wider.
The brand new fleet can be delivered by the top of October 2023.
“We’re proud to help our long-standing accomplice and buyer DVB of their transport service enlargement by supplying our progressive, dependable and air conditioned Flexity trams, providing beneficiant multi-purpose areas and the very best security requirements.
“Our FlexCare upkeep administration system not solely ensures excessive availability and reliability, but additionally ensures price safety over all the time period of the contract” defined Alexander Ketterl, liable for the city transport enterprise at Bombardier Transportation in Germany.
Greater than 4,000 trams and light-weight rail automobiles from Bombardier are already efficiently in operation or on order worldwide.