Breaking into the tram market

Hondius, Harry
February 2011
Railway Gazette International;Feb2011, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p56
Trade Publication
The article examines Vossloh España's entry into the low-floor tram market. The company is currently developing two prototype low-floor trams, scheduled to start test operations in Valencia, Spain in late 2011. Being developed in partnership with local rail operator FGV, the Tramlink concept is aimed at positioning the company in the urban market. Under a mutual assistance agreement with FGV to capture the international public transport market, FGV will serve as a consultant to Vossloh and help obtain contracts to maintain tram fleets.


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