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CAF wins Docklands contract

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TRANSPORT for London has awarded the contract to design and build a fleet of 43 trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Spanish firm CAF.

The deal includes a support agreement to provide on-going technical support services and spares.

How the new CAF-built Docklands Light Railway trains should look when introduced in 2023.

The five-car trains will be a similar length to the three-car sets currently in use, and will be based on CAF’s Metro design.


Read more in the July 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!


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