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New metro carriages for Brussels

18 April 2007

BRUSSELS – Brussels transportation company MIVB introduced its new metro carriages at a press conference on Tuesday. The fifteen carriages were designed by Spanish manufacturer CAF and are in response to the growth in clientele.

The new equipment will ensure a 40-percent increase in the available seats throughout the network. The metro carriages cost EUR 120 million and will be first put into operation on line 1B (Stokkel-Erasmus), which will allow more older carriages to be put into operation on line 2.

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Subject: Belgian news