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Stockholm transit agency orders 70 Bombardier trainsets

Stockholm Public Transport Authority (SL) Dec. 19 signed a $171 million contract with Bombardier Transportation to supply 70 Vagn 2000-type three-car metro units to replace existing vehicles.

The authority already has 161 of the 152.6-foot units in service; the current order brings to 270 the total number of Vagn 2000 units SL’s ordered to date.

Deliveries are expected to begin in September 2002 and conclude in spring 2004.

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