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The Omaha Streetcar Authority is building a 16-stop tram line across the Nebraska city from 42nd St in the Blackstone District to 10th St/Cass St in the downtown area, with passenger operation planned to start in 2027. 
 
The Authority has placed a USD 50M order with CAF USA Inc for six three-section 100% low-floor Urbos trams with associated depot equipment. There is an option for 29 more. They will feature onboard energy storage for operation on sections of line without overhead. The USD 389M project will create a 5km (3.1 mile) east–west line across the city centre. 
 
CAF has already built trams for Kansas City and Cincinnati and LRVs for Houston, Maryland, Pittsburgh and Sacramento, with a large order pending for Boston. The company has an assembly plant at Elmira in New York State, where it also builds railway equipment. 
The CAF trams for Omaha will match those already delivered to Kansas City (KC Streetcar) 
 
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