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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Trolleybus Contract

MOSCOW () -- A Saratov region manufacturer is expected to receive a contract to build more than 200 trolleybuses under a World Bank program to improve public transportation in Russia's cities, Interfax reported Tuesday.

A Transport Ministry spokesman told the agency that the PO Trolleybus enterprise was likely to be chosen to produce 234 vehicles for an undisclosed sum. The Russian-Czech joint venture Skoda-VMZ would produce an additional 38 trolleys.