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Siemens lands $184M light rail vehicle contract

Posted on January 30, 2009

Siemens signed a light rail vehicle contract with Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver worth $184 million, to build 55 SD160 light rail vehicles.

Siemens Transportation Systems Inc. (STS), in Sacramento, Calif., will manufacture the SD160 vehicles from start to finish.

The additional 55 light rail vehicles will meet future transportation needs of Denver’s west corridor; the extensions planned in FasTracks for the southwest, the southeast, the I-225 and the central corridors; and the enhancements to the southwest and southeast corridors planned in FasTracks.

The delivery of the new vehicles is scheduled to begin in 2009 and go through 2012.

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