GÖTEBORG Transport has ordered a fleet of 40 Sirio low-floor light rail cars from AnsaldoBreda for SKr600m, plus an option for a further 80 vehicles. The 29m long unidirectional cars are 2650mm wide and will have seats for 83 passengers and room for 96 standees.

Two prototypes are due for delivery in 2003, and the last of the series build will arrive two years later. The 17m Sirio demonstrator is to be tested in G