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Alstom wins Firenze contract

On 21 June 2001 it was announced in Florence that the remaining contracts for the new Scandicci tramway had been awarded to an Alstom-led consortium for ITL 221 000 million. The 7.5-km line will be worked by 17 low-floor Alstom-Fiat Cityway trams from a depot at Vingone. The rolling stock element of the contract is worth ITL 60 000 million and the depot will cost ITL 18 000 million. A new bridge over the river Arno is costed at ITL 25 000 million. The new tramway should open in 2004.

30 June 2001

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