Škoda tram revolution

Czech rolling stock manufacturer Škoda opens branch in Italy

Škoda Group organised the event 'Tram Revolution' in Florence at the opening of the new branch Škoda Group

Škoda Transportation Group opened an office of its new subsidiary in Florence, Italy, on Friday 28 October in a bid to strengthen its position on the international market. The company sees similarities between the Czech and Italian operators, and aims to bring self-driving trams to Italian cities. 

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Author: Esther Geerts

Former Editor RailTech.com

1 comment op “Czech rolling stock manufacturer Škoda opens branch in Italy”

Roger Whiffin|30.10.23|23:33

Škoda, Rolling stock and electrical systems.

This article obviously was not proof-read by an English Speaker.

Amusing thought though :-
“Traction engine components will be used in locomotives or S-Bahn vehicles”

Well, Škoda did have steam powered lorries, and at one time a tie-in with Sentinel.
Must see if any of the old Alchin patents are still in extent.

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