(ČIA) Škoda Transtech Oy from the Škoda Transportation Group and Helsinki City Transport (HKL) have placed an order for 23 ForCity Smart Artic X54 trams. This is based on a previously concluded framework agreement. The Helsinki Transport Company plans to deploy new trams on lines to Yliskylä and Haakoninlahti. Trams will also run on the new Crown Bridges bridge system, which is scheduled to be completed in 2026. There are now 70 X34 trams in Helsinki, which preceded the ForCity Smart Artic X54. Another 29 vehicles are being produced for the 550 line.