Vossloh to deliver low floor trams to Karlsruhe in Germany


Germany-based Vossloh has won a €75m contract from Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe (VBK) and Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (AVG) to supply 25 low floor tram trains, with an option for 50 additional trains to be deployed in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Under the contract, the company will supply its new tram train, the Citylink NET 2012, equipped with the modern traction system of Vossloh Kiepe.

The tram trains are designed to suit the requirements of the city and can carry maximum of 224 passengers.

The delivery of the trains will begin in October 2013.