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Seattle firm wins bid to assemble streetcars

Posted on October 27, 2011

SEATTLE — A local firm was chosen to assemble the next streetcars for Seattle, unlike previous streetcars built for the South Lake Union line, which were imported from Europe. The six streetcar bodies, being designed by Czech Republic-based Inekon, will be delivered to Seattle for final assembly, testing and maintenance.

The vehicles will begin service for the First Hill line in late 2013, The Seattle Times reported. To read the full story, click here.

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