Bombardier will supply 18 FLEXITY trams to Austria


Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract valued at 94 million euros with the Austrian company Wiener Lokalbahnen, to supply 18 FLEXITY trams to Vienna. The order includes the FlexCare system to provide maintenance services to the trams during the next 24 years.

The Bombardier FlexCare maintenance system is known for its easy integration into existing processes, its high availability, its stability and its stable costs.

To this same FLEXITY family belongs the 44 trams that circulate through Valencia and Alicante, which were awarded by FGV in December 2004. Initially, FGV awarded Bombardier the contract to manufacture 30 tram units, with the option of an extension. In April 2008, the acquisition of another 14 new trams for the Metrovalencia and TRAM networks of Alicante of Ferrocarrils of the Generalitat Valenciana (FGV) was exercised.