POLAND: A consortium of Przedsiebiorstwo Budowy Dróg i Mostów and Tor-Kar-Sson has won a contract to modernise the metre-gauge tram network in Grudziadz.
The 54·8m zloty contract covers 7·6 km of track and overhead electrification renewals, doubling of single-track sections, replacement of power supply cables, drainage works and the provision of a passenger information system. Pedestrian and cycling facilities and street lighting works are also included.
The project is being co-funded by Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodship and the EU's Regional Operational Programme.
The Grudziadz tram network is one of the smallest in Poland. It has a fleet of 19 Type 805Na/Nb trams and 10 Duewag GT8 cars.