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Delivery of the New Citadis Tram of Alstom to Dublin Has Started

Alstom has delivered the first unit of eight new Citadis tram vehicles to Dublin. Recyclable up to 98%, the new trams were designed as the longest Citadis trams with a length of 55 meters...

One of the leading companies in railway vehicles and systems Alstom continues delivering its Citadis trams.

According to the latest statement made by Alstom, the first unit of 8 Citadis tram vehicles ordered for Dublin under an agreement with the Transport Infrastructure of Ireland (TII) and National Transport Authority (NTA) has been delivered to Dublin. Manufactured in La Rochelle plant of Alstom, the tram was assembled in the Sandyford warehouse of Transdev and put into service in Dublin. The eight new trams will have a length of 55 meters. Alstom will also extend 26 existing trams from 43 m to 55 m under the TII and NTA agreements. 

More than 2,600 units of Alstom Citadis trams have been sold to more than 50 countries in five continents so far. Remaining in operation since 2000, Citadis trams offers more comfort for passengers and simplified commercial operation for operators. An environmentally-friendly vehicle, Citadis is recyclable by up to 98 percent.

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