Kharkiv signed a memorandum with Stadler on the development of urban electric transport
In Kharkov, on October 6, a memorandum was signed between the city and the Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler, aimed at renewing the tram fleet in Kharkov.
The document was signed by the acting Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov, executive director of Stadler CIS AG Alexander Luft and vice president of Stadler Group in Central Europe, general director of Stadler Minsk CJSC Philip Brunner.
As it was announced during the signing, the memorandum concerns joint work to improve the quality of passenger transportation by city transport in Kharkiv, informs Railway Supply magazine.
The main goal of the document is to improve the comfort and safety of passenger traffic, reorientate passenger traffic from automobile to electric transport, as well as the possibility of localizing production in Kharkiv and creating new jobs.
We will remind, earlier there was information that on October 6 an agreement will be signed with the Swiss company Stadler, according to which it is planned to build two factories in Kharkov for 4 thousand jobs. However, it was later refuted.
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