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Sofia launches 50 mln euro tender for purchase of 25 trams

Author Mario Tanev
Sofia launches 50 mln euro tender for purchase of 25 trams Photo: Stolichen Electrotransport / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 23 (SeeNews) - Municipally-owned public transport company Stolichen Electrotransport, which services the Bulgarian capital Sofia, said that it has launched a 97.4 million levs ($55.5 million/49.8 million euro) tender for the purchase of 25 new low-floor articulated trams. 

The contractor will also be obliged to carry out the necessary training for both the operation and repair of the trams, Stolichen Electrotransport said in a tender notice on Wednesday.

The project could benefit from EU financing, according to the notice.

The deadline for submitting offers is July 7.

Bids will be ranked based on price, which will form 50% of the final mark, and technical criteria.

(1 euro = 1.95583 levs)

 

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