Prague to purchase up to 200 new trams in contract worth EUR 617 million

A Škoda 15T tram decorated with Christmas lights. Credit: DPPA Škoda 15T tram decorated with Christmas lights. Credit: DPP

Prague Public Transit Company (DPP) will commit to buying at least 40 trams, the tender has ten evaluation criteria.

The Prague Public Transit Company will be (DPP) has launched a tender for the supply of new trams. The company will sign a framework contract with the winner of the tender for up to 200 new low-floor single-directional trams, with a commitment to take over forty trams.

This is the second largest tram contract in the Czech Republic after the year 2000. The estimated total value of the contract is EUR 617 million if DPP takes delivery of all 200 vehicles. The new acquisition plans follow the need to renew the current fleet and respond to the gradual expansion of tram lines.

The tender was preceded by preliminary market consultations. DPP approached nine manufacturers, in alphabetical order: Alstom, CAF, Hyundai Rotem, Modertrans Poznan, Pesa Bydgoszcz, Pragoimex, Siemens, Stadler, and Škoda Transportation. In the second round, the company received a response from six companies.

DPP will take delivery of twenty trams between January 1 and December 2, 2025, and another twenty gradually throughout 2026. The framework contract will be valid until the end of 2035.


Edited and translated by Lucie Trávníčková

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