ESTONIA: Ekova Electric has won a €12m contract to modernise 14 trams for city transport operator TLT Tallinn. Deliveries of the modernised trams are due to take place in 2017-18.

The scope covers two Tatra KT4 trams and 12 Tatra KT6T trams which had been formed in 2001-07 by inserting a low-floor centre section into KT4 trams.

Modernisation will include installation of Cegelec TV Progress traction equipment. In addition, the KT6T trams will receive TE036 motors with an increased output of 54 kW and DAKO-CZ M1 brakes.