The Ukrainian company "Tatra-Yug" has won a tender for the supply of trams to Romania.
This is stated by Interfax-Ukraine.
The company won a tender to supply 17 low-floor 25 meters long tram cars for the city of Craiova, the cost is 1.7 million euros for one car.
This is a markable point for Ukraine and the machine-building industry, as it is the Ukrainian manufacturer's entry into the European Union market, also it is the first contract within the EU for the purchase of Ukrainian trams since Ukraine's independence.
Together with the Ukrainian company Turkish companies Durmazlar and Bozankay, as well as Polish company Pesa, also participated in the tender.
"Tatra-Yug" is one of the leaders among tram manufacturers in Eastern Europe with a full production cycle located in Ukraine. Production of tram cars is organized on the basis of the Yuzhmash factory. Products are manufactured according to international quality certificates ISO 9001 and meet EU standards.