Skoda Transportation has obtained type-approval for the ForCity Plus tramways which will operate in Bratislava (Slovakia). Last year the company signed two contracts worth EUR 76 million to supply 15 bi-directional Type 30T trams and 15 unidirectional Type 29T trams.
The vehicles have the chassis with wheel gauge of 1000 mm and the first and last chassis are fully rotary. The five-section low-floor tramways have a maximum speed of 65 km/h. They are equipped equipped with CCTV system with six internal and six external cameras, audiovisual information system, air-conditioning system.
Type 30T has a total capacity of 242 passengers, of which 52 seated, while Type 29T has 69 seats and space for 241 standing passengers. Type 30T tramways will be delivered by the end of this years and Type 29T in 2016.