San Francisco cable car ‘big’ 19 on a test run. (Muni
In 2021, MPK, the city public transport operator in the Polish city of Wroclaw, signed a contract with domestic rolling stock producer PESA for 40 new trams, an updated version of its Twist low-floor articulated car with the low-floor area extending over the rotating end bogies. 
The first of the batch, numbered 3401, was delivered during the night of 23-24 February, and unveiled to the media on 29 February and to the public on 3 March. The three-section 27m design is designated 146N and there is an option in the contract for 16 more trams. 23 of the first 40 trams will arrive in 2024. each accommodates 200 passengers (40 seated). 
Wroclaw (until 1945 the German city of Breslau) has operated standard-gauge trams since 1877 (originally horse, electric since 1899) and today there are 23 lines covering 84km. Apart from 31 Skoda 19T, all the 269 trams in the fleet are of Polish manufacture (PESA, Modertrans and Protram). 
The first PESA Twist 146N rolls into a Wroclaw depot for unloading. (MPK) 
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