Germany: Škoda to Supply an Additional 15 Trams for Cottbus

Cottbusverkehr GmbH (CV) has exercised the option to to order an additional 15 trams from Škoda Group for the city of Cottbus, Germany.

This is part of a contract signed in 2021 for the delivery of seven unidirectional three-unit trams for Cottbus, alongside orders made for the cities of Frankfurt (Oder) and Brandenburg.

Škoda ForCity Plus trams for Cottbus

The new vehicles will replace the current high-floor trams operating in Cottbus.

Mike Niebling, President of Region West at Škoda Group said:

“The use of an option in a contract is always a strong signal to us that the partnership with the customer is on a
solid foundation. I am very pleased that CV has decided to purchase additional modern vehicles.

“The German market is a big challenge for us, one that we are facing with confidence that we have a lot to offer. I am therefore convinced that our presence on the German market will continue to strengthen.”

The unidirectional ForCity Plus trams have been designed to provide passengers with comfortable, air-conditioned and wheelchair-accessible transport.

They will feature multiple information screens and a camera system for improved driver visibility and traffic safety.

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