ONE of Europe’s most numerous tram designs is fast disappearing.
Vienna tram operator Wiener Linien bought more than 500 Type E trams, based on the German Duewag articulated design, between 1959 and 1990.
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The older trams have already been replaced by the Siemens-built ‘ULF’ (Ultra Low Floor) design LRVs, and most of the remaining Type E trams will be replaced by 119 new ‘Flexity’ low-floor trams being built in Vienna by Bombardier.
Read more in the September 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!