06 Jan 2020
Stadler has won a tender for the delivery of 14 trams for the German city of Darmstadt. The contract, which is with HEAG mobilo GmbH, also includes an option of up to 30 additional vehicles. The new trams will enter service in mid-2022.
HEAG mobilo GmbH operates the trams in Darmstadt. By winning this contract, Stadler is able to bring its latest generation of trams to market very quickly. The contract is worth around 62 million euros (69 million USD).
Stadler’s latest generation of trams will be 43m long. The low-floor, five-car vehicles will offer space for 284 passengers, of which 103 will have seats. Stadler says that the optimised interior layout means all the seats are fully accessible to persons with reduced mobility from all of the doors.
To give passengers a sense of space, the trams feature large, panoramic windows and high ceilings. The air-conditioning system uses carbon dioxide as a coolant. This method is less impactful on the environment than conventional systems because the Global Warming Potential of carbon dioxide is very much lower.
“It makes us proud to have our new and highly innovative tram operating in Darmstadt in such a short time.”
HEAG mobilo GmbH will be the first customer to operate Stadler’s new generation of trams.
“We're pleased that we've been able to complete this tender process successfully. The acquisition of the 14 new ST15 trams is the largest investment in HEAG mobilo's history. We're happy that we're getting one of the most modern and innovative tram types currently on the market.”
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