Pesa, in cooperation with UralTransMasz, will provide 120 Foxtrot trams to Moscow. The first four trams are ready to leave this March and will be put into operation starting with June, after testing.
Last week, representatives of Mosgortrans, the main operator of the surface public transport system in Moscow, visited the Pesa’s production facilities in Bydgoszcy. “We are fully satisfied with what we saw. The new trams will fully meet the demands that we require for rolling stock supplied to Moscow. For sure, the residents of the capital will appreciate the quality of new trams “, said Yevgeny Mikhailov, General Director of SUE Mosgortrans.
The Foxtrot low-floor tram is 26m long and have a capacity of 190 people; it can reach speeds up to 75km/h. The vehicles are capable of operating at temperatures from -40 to +40 ° C.
State Unitary Enterprise MOSGORTRANS is the main operator of the surface public transport system in Moscow and largest in Europe. Every day approximately 4.5 million people use the services provided by the surface public transport, which is nearly 35% of the total volume of the passenger traffic executed by public transport in Moscow.