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Tender launched for USD570m Warsaw LRVs  

Warsaw Tramways launched a tender on 3 February for a PLN2.3bn (EUR534m) contract to supply up to 213 LRVs.

Warsaw Tramways launched a tender on 3 February for a PLN2.3bn (EUR534m) contract to supply up to 213 LRVs; an initial order for 123 vehicles is to be placed, with options for a further 90.

The tender specifies 85 bi-directional and 18 uni-directional cars, each 33m long; as well as twenty 24m-LRVs. Deliveries are expected to commence in 2019, with the main order to complete by April 2021.

Bids will be ranked according to price, level of maintenance in the first one million/km energy consumption, impact on track and low-floor area.