Prototype UKVZ Type 71-631 tram in St Petersburg (Photo: Vladmir Waldin).

RUSSIA: Sole bidder UKVZ has been declared the winner of a 284m rouble contract to supply four six-axle three-section 70% low floor tram cars to Krasnodar city transport operator KTTU.

The single-sided Type 71-631-04 vehicles will be 28 m long, with a capacity of 201 passengers at 5/m2 and two interior air-conditioning units. Delivery is required by November 11.