Passenger cars are assembled on the basis of Prokopievsky tram enterprise using kits manufactured in Belarus. Trams purchased under long-term target of the regional program "Optimization of transport and communications in the Kemerovo region" for 2012-2014 for co-financing of regional and local budgets. The total cost was about 16 million rubles.
The advantage of local assembly are obvious — the cost of each car was about eight million rubles., The price of a tram from other factory — is 14 million rubles.
"A substantial budget savings, the creation of new jobs, getting economical model tram — it's obvious advantages governor's program to modernize the tram fleet. The new production could solve the issue of renovation of rolling stock and improve the quality of service at a significant savings in the budget area. Tram company new cars will reduce the cost of repair and maintenance of rolling stock "- said S.V.Karpunkin.