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Alstom have had an order for an extra five Citadis Trams to Bordeaux Mtropole, where they will join the existing fleet of one hundred. The network is 79 km of track and with this, a total of 105 trams have been ordered since the year 2000, making Bordeaux the largest fleet in France.
These new Citadis trams, identical to the previous ones, will be equipped with the APS1. 44 metres long, they will be able to accommodate between 220 and 300 passengers each, the equivalent of over 3 buses. The Citadis trams will offer optimal on board journey quality, with a fully low floor, air conditioning, a video surveillance system, and audio and visual information. Up to 98% recyclable, Citadis contributes to the preservation of the environment.
“This new order is undeniable proof of the confidence placed in Alstoms Citadis by our historic customer. These 5 new trams will be designed and produced in France to high levels of quality and respect for deadlines”, says Ana Giros, Senior Vice-President Alstom Transport France.
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