70 new trams for Turin, CONTRACT GTT - HITACHI RAIL SIGNED TODAY

Turin, 15th May 2020
 
The first 30 trams to be delivered starting from autumn 2021 Replacement of indoor air and two 2 areas for people with reduced mobility among the main features of the new vehicles. The livery will have the colours of Turin, in consistency with the one of the buses already circulating.
 
This afternoon, GTT and Hitachi Rail SpA signed the framework agreement for the production of the new trams for the City of Turin. The framework agreement includes a supply of 70 new trams. The contract has been split into two tranches: the first one includes the supply of 30 vehicles for a value of 63.417 million €.
 

The purchase of the 30 trams, which are 28 meters long, is entirely covered by the Italian Ministry of Transport thanks to an agreement with the City of Turin and it falls within the so-called "rail cure", designed to enhance rail transport systems within large urban centers.
 
The new Hitachi Rail trams will be delivered starting from autumn 2021: they are produced in Hitachi Rail’s plants of Naples, Pistoia and Reggio Calabria in Italy and will be delivered to Gtt within 18 months. The supply has a 4-years-and-6-months warranty.