Re: Newcastle light rail
From: Matthew Geier
Date:

On 18/04/17 15:51, 'Brian'bblunt@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote:
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> Andrew Constance has announced that Newcastle LR will be entirely APS
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> https://twitter.com/AndrewConstance/status/854156831823863808
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APS is propitiatory Alstom. CAF already have the vehicle supply contract.

Not going to happen.

CAF might do the hard sell on their ACR battery/capacitor system, who's
performance in Seville was distinctly underwhelming.

If Newcastle want trams that run at walking pace and no functional
air-conditioning system, go for it....