Eight trams were purchased under the program of co-financing from the budgets of all levels, including federal. Total for the purchase of eight units of transport were spent funds in the amount of 116 million rubles
Eight of the first low-floor trams in the city on Friday reached the line in Samara, cars appeared in the city in the renovation of tram depot for the FIFA World Cup in 2018, said the deputy head of the Department of Transport Administration of Samara Yuri Tapilin.
A new generation of vehicles have a high comfort and quiet operation. Each trolley is equipped with hinged lip on which the cabin is possible to get a wheelchair. To do this, the car has a special button that allows passengers with disabilities can send a signal to the driver. The cabin counselor is equipped with satellite navigation systems. It is planned that the new trams will run from eight city routes.
According Tapilina, 2018 in the city will replace three-quarters of passenger transport.