Final decision: Spanish trams are coming to Debrecen

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As the local government of Debrecen reported to MTI, the Public Procurement Arbitration Committee has finally made decision in the appeal cases of participants of the tram tender. It’s official now: Spanish trams are coming to Debrecen.

The price of the 18 brand new tram cars is about 33 million euros, and supplementary parts, equipment and the building of the proper technical backrground cost further 5 million euros. Although this way, the offer of the tender winner Spanish CAF is still 3 million euros cheaper than that of the runner up Italian AnsaldoBreda.
As László Szűcs, head of the Public Procurement Committee told informed us, the contract between Debrecen and the company can be signed in this month. The first tram has to arrive 22 months after the signature of the contract, and the last one in the spring of 2014.
The building works of the tram line are on – according to the plans it will be ready for next spring.

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