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This was the second time that ŽĎAS has participated at InnoTrans as an exhibitor.
The Cottbusverkehr GmbH (CV), which signed a contract with the Škoda Group for the delivery of seven trams in 2021, decided to exercise its option and ordered 15 more of these ForCity Plus three-car unidirectional vehicles on 7 December 2022.
After four years of enforced hiatus, the InnoTrans is taking place again.
On 31 May 2022, Dopravný podnik Bratislava (DPB) and Škoda Group signed a contract for the delivery of 10 Type Škoda ForCity Plus 30T bidirectional trams.
On 24 May 2022, Tampereen Raitiotie has ordered five more ForCity Smart Artic trams from Škoda Group, worth almost 34 million EUR.
On 22 March 2022, DPB (Dopravný podnik Bratislava) and Škoda Transportation have signed contract for the delivery of up to 30 Type Škoda 29T ForCity Plus trams.
On 17 February 2022, DPO officially took over the first of 35 trams of the Type Škoda 39T.
On 29 November 2021, the first Type 39T Škoda ForCity Smart tram of DPO (Ostrava transport company) started its test operation with passengers.
On 17 February 2021, Škoda Transportation announced that it will supply its ForCity Plus trams to the cities of Frankfurt (Oder), Brandenburg an der Havel and Cottbus.
On 4 February 2021, Škoda Transtech and Helsingin kaupungin liikennelaitos concluded an order for 23 type ForCity Smart Artic X54 trams.
On 2 February 2021, Škoda Transportation and DPMB signed a framework agreement worth 2.4 billion CZK (around 92.3 million EUR) for the purchase of up to 40 ForCity Smart 34 trams.
In October 2020, Škoda-built ForCity Classic trams in the Turkish city of Eskişehir achieved 2 million kilometers over two years of operation.
On 12 September 2020, a second ForCity Smart Artic tram arrived from Škoda Transtech in Tampere, marking a major milestone towards the start of passenger service.
Today, Škoda Transtech, which forms part of the Škoda Transportation group, brought the first ForCity Smart Artic to Tampere.
Tampere is constructing a 1,435 mm gauge tram line which would run in Section 1 between the city centre, Hervanta and Tampere University Hospital. At the moment, the aforementioned locations are not only the busiest in terms of public transport, but some of the fastest growing areas of the city.