Omsk tram

RUSSIA: The city of Omsk has ordered 24 trams from Uraltransmash for use on its six-route network, with deliveries planned to start within just three weeks.

The 688m rouble order placed on August 6 includes 20 Type 71-407 trams 15·9 m long and 39% low-floor with a capacity of 190 passengers including 28 seated, and four Type 71-412 trams which are 15·8 m long with a capacity of 178 passengers including 29 seated.

In June Omsk bought 10 second-hand Type 71-619А trams from Moscow.