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Hitachi Rail to supply trams in Turin, Italy [free access]

September 13, 2019

Hitachi Rail has secured a EUR63.4 million contract from Turin Transport Group/ Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT) to supply 30 trams and spare parts. The contract value includes EUR1.1 million for spare parts. The procurement is being financed by the Ministry of Transport through an agreement with the City of Turin.

 

The first tram is scheduled to be delivered within 18 months of signing the contract. The trams will be deployed for services from 2021.

 

Each low-floor tram will be 28 metres long, have a capacity to carry 200 passengers, and will be equipped with heating and air conditioning as well as facilities for people with reduced mobility.

 

(1 EUR [Euro] = 1.10 USD)