Göteborg M32 tram (Photo: Göteborgs Spårvägar/Niklas Maupoix).

SWEDEN: The city of Göteborg has ordered a further 25 AnsaldoBreda Sirio trams at a cost of €61m. Designated Type M32 by operator Göteborgs Spårvägar, they have been ordered under the terms of a 2001 contract for 40 trams which included options for up to 80 more vehicles.

The 29 m long and 2 650 mm wide unidrectional trams were styled by Pininfarina and have 83 seats and space for 96 standees. The latest batch will feature an updated version o f the vehicle control system.