BRAZIL: Public transport operator EMTU has selected the Tremvia Santos consortium of Trans Sistemas de Transportes (T'Trans) and Vossloh España to supply 22 light rail vehicles for the future SIM network in Santos.

Under a contract expected to be worth up to R$284·3m, deliveries would take place between May 2014 and April 2015.

The 100% low-floor cars will be 44 m long and 2 650 mm wide, able to accommodate a total of 400 passengers and operate at up to 80 km/h. They are due to enter service on the initial 11 km section of SIM from Barreiros to Porto, followed by Conselheiro Nébias - Valongo.

Bids were also submitted by Alstom, CAF and Pesa.