August 01, 2018

Athens orders 25 Citadis LRVs from Alstom

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Athens orders 25 Citadis LRVs from Alstom Alstom

ATTIKO Metro signed a €55m contract with Alstom on July 27 for 25 Citadis low-floor LRVs for use on the light rail network in Athens and Piraeus.

Deliveries will begin in late 2019 and the final tram is due to arrive in the Greek capital by April 2021.

The new trams will supplement the existing fleet of 35 AnsaldoBreda Siro LRVs.

An international tender for the contract was launched in March 2016, attracting offers from Škoda Transportation and Hyundai Rotem as well as Alstom.

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