pl- Durmazlar tram Olsztyn

POLAND: The first of 12 Durmazlar Panorama trams was delivered to Olsztyn on February 14.

The low-floor vehicles were ordered from the Turkish manufacturer in August 2018 at the cost of 107·9m złoty, and will operate on the 6 km extension of the city’s tram network from the Wysoka Brama branch to Pieczewo district, which is being built at a cost of €82m with EU co-financing.

Each 1435 mm gauge, 600V DC five-section tram is 33 m long and 2 500 mm wide, with four double leaf and two single leaf doors per side and a capacity of 210 passengers, including 40 seated.

The second tram is expected to arrive next month, and the remaining 10 by the end of the year.

The contract includes an option for a further 12 vehicles.