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Moskva places new PK-TS order

With its latest order, Mosgortrans will soon have over 500 low-floor trams from domestic manufacturer PK-TS. Image courtesy of Luc Koenot

Mosgortrans is to add 114 new low-floor trams from PK Transportny Systemy (PK-TS) to its fleet, in a RUR22.15bn (EUR242m) order announced on 8 September. To be delivered over two years from January 2021, the deal includes maintenance and spares supply for a period of 30 years and will further the city’s tramway modernisation plans

The contract covers 74 71-931M three-section articulated Vityaz-M of the type already in the fleet, while 40 will be 71-911EM Lvyonok (Lionet) bogie trams for use on the less intensively-used routes.