Siemens Sacramento announced this week it has signed contracts with Denver and with the Twin Cities metro region of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., to produce light-rail vehicles for those areas.
Denver Regional Transportation District has signed a $112 million contract for 29 new light-rail cars. Siemens has built more than 200 light-rail vehicles for the Denver district.
The $20 million Twin Cities contract calls for five vehicles to add to an existing Siemens-constructed fleet of 59 rail vehicles.
The vehicles will be built at Germany-based Siemens’ plant in south Sacramento on French Road.