AUSTRIA: Linz Linien has ordered six more Cityrunner 100% low-floor trams for €19m, Bombardier Transportation announced on February 10.

The trams, from Bombardier’s Flexity family, are to be manufactured in Wien. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in mid-2015. The trams will be 40 m long and 2 300 mm wide with capacity for 224 passengers.

The vehicles will be needed to operate the 4·4 km extension of the 900 mm gauge Line 3 from Leonding to Traun, approved last year and planned to open in 2016.