FRANCE: Alstom has signed a framework contract with Lyon transport authority Sytral for the supply of Citadis trams.

The initial €40m firm order covers 11 trams to operate on Route T4. The first vehicle is due to be delivered at the end of 2019. Final assembly will take place at Alstom’s La Rochelle factory.

The 100% low-floor vehicles will be 43 m long with capacity for 300 passengers. They will be equipped with air-conditioning, CCTV and audio-visual passenger information.