Łódź public transport operator selected Modertrans the supplier of the 30 new low-floor trams, under a contract with a value of EUR 62.17 million (PLN 268 million). Modertrans will deliver the new trams by September 30, 2022.
The low-floor trams will have a length of 28-33 meters are will have 60 seats and a total capacity for 200 passengers.
Four companies were selected to submit their offer for the tender. Stadler and Pesa exceeded the estimated value of the tender, while Bozankaya did not meet the formal criteria regarding the security deposit.
The tender was announced at the end of July, by the city of Łódź.
The tender is part of “Tram for Łódź” project, which involves the construction and modernisation of 11 km of tram tracks and the modernisation of Chocianowice tram depot to adapt the new modern trams.