Vinnitsa will receive 70 trams from Switzerland
Switzerland is preparing to send a batch of trams for Vinnitsa. The city will receive cars of the Tram 2000 brand, which will be replaced in Zurich by more modern transport.
The agreement was concluded in December 2020. By 2025, the city will receive 70 trams. The first batch of 35 cars will be handed over free of charge, reports the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to vesti.ua
Vinnitsa will spend 300,000 Swiss francs (323.5 thousand dollars) on adapting trams to Ukrainian standards, putting them into operation and preparing a depot for servicing these cars.
Tram 2000 cars were manufactured in the late 1980s. The trams have a mileage of 2 million km, but they are fully functional.
The cars are equipped with an electronic engine control system and are economical in terms of electricity consumption.
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