Trio Trams in Olomouc

Two of three low-floor trams of TRIO type have been handed over by the representatives of INEKON GROUP, a. s., to Municipal Transportation Agency of Olomouc City. The handover ceremony took place in the presence of Ing. Martin Tesařík, City Mayor, and a number of VIPs. The third tram will be handed over in the course of October.

Vehicles of Trio type are highly reliable and rank among top quality tram types. Their operation availability in Ostrava municipal transportation during the past year fluctuated between 90and 100percent. Downtimes were mainly caused by third parties and I hope the citizens of Olomouc will be satisfied with their trams as well.“ told Josef Hušek, chairman of the board and director general of Inekon Group. a. s. „The trams are provided with a four year guarantee. It is more than probable that these trams will live to see the celebration of the 150th anniversary of tram transportation in Olomouc,“ said Josef Hušek.

The INEKON 01 – TRIO trams were developed by Inekon Group subsidiary companies. Kolejová doprava s. r. o., prepare the design and Inekon Trams, a. s., was in charge of the implementation. Besides Olomouc, the modern triple-articulated vehicles are in operation in the town of Ostrava. Currently, Inekon Trams is producing trams for Washington DC, Portland and Seattle. The Inekon Group activities include tram modernization and railway repairs. The Group signed similar contracts with the cities of Sofia, Moscow and with Serbia.