MPK Krakow announced that Stadler Polska-Stadler Środa consortium is the sole bidder for the supply of 60 low-floor trams.
The consortium’s offer has a value of PLN 619.33 million (EUR 142.5 million), with an estimated cost of PLN 8.37 million (EUR 1.92 million) for each tram.
The public transport operator says that the value of the offer exceeds the funds planned for the implementation of the project, as the value was estimated at PLN 554.73 million (EUR 127.63 million).
The new trams will be 100% low-floor, with a length of 32 meters, equipped with with air conditioning system, modern passenger information and passenger counting systems, monitoring system, ticket machines and USB ports. The new trams will be designed for passengers with disabilities.
According to the tender, the trams will have minimum 6 doors and will have a capacity for at least 220 passengers.
In addition, two of the new trams will be catenary-free and the remaining vehicles will be developed to allow the adaptation of catenary-free system.
The tender for the procurement was launched in May.