Re: Fwd: Calgary, Alberta - "Canadian Press": Ontario inks deal for Alstom LRVs
  Mal Rowe

Hi Tony,

I had in mind a lower price for the E's.
What's your figure per tram, and what's your source?

Mal Rowe - possibly mis-remembering

On 13/09/2017 9:41 AM,prescottt@... [TramsDownUnder] wrote:
> >> ---InTramsDownUnder@..., <mal.rowe@...> wrote :

> >> Wow - that's CAD 8.6M each - presumably including a maintenance contract. It makes the >> Melbourne E's look like a bargain.


> Que? Don't you mean the other way around? The Melbourne trams cost about 50% more. The Alstom deal sounds relatively cheap considering there's a premium in there for Canadian assembly and maintenance. By comparison, Bombardier has taken the Victorian government to the cleaners with the most expensive trams in the world.