Kraków orders Pesa Twist trams
POLAND: City transport operator MPK Kraków has selected Pesa to supply 36 low-floor trams. The Polish manufacturer beat bids from Solaris, Newag and Stadler.
The four-section Twist Step trams from Pesa’s Twist family would be 42·8 m long, making them the longest trams in Poland. Deliveries are planned to start in January 2015 and run until September. The cost is 358·2m złoty.
- On November 22 Pesa presented the first Twist tram to Tramwaje Śląskie in Zabrze. The operator had ordered 30 trams in December 2012.