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CAF to supply 26 additional trams for Budapest

Budapesti Közlekedési Központ (BKK), the company responsible for the city's transport system, has awarded CAF the contract for the supply of 26 new trams for an approximate amount of 55 million euros.

CAF to supply 26 additional trams for Budapest


The contract covers the manufacture of 21 five-module trams and 5 nine-module vehicles, with deliveries expected to start from February 2019 onwards.

These Urbos platform units are 100% low-floor, two-way vehicles featuring four double doors on each side of the five-module trams and seven double doors on the nine-module trams.

These vehicles are designed to run on 1435 mm gauge track with an operating speed of 50 km/h. The five-module trams are 34 metres long and can carry up to 326 passengers, while the nine-module trams are 56 metres long and have a carrying capacity of up to 562 passengers, being one of the longest in the world.



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