Although Tallinn have had many problems as a result of a drawn-out procurement process, they are now ready to face a positive future, realising success is essential.
A contract was finalised with AB Thoreb on 20 December 2006. The Contract is five sided: The Contracting Entities are the City of Tallinn, Tallinn Bus Company (TAK), Tallinn Tram and Trolleybus Company (TTTK) and MRP Linna Liinid (MRP), and the Executor is AB Thoreb.Tallinn are now focussed to address their measures without further delays. The deadline for the performance of the works is 31 May 2008. By this date the following functioning items will be transferred to the Contracting Entity:· public transport vehicle priority service system, which includes 26 intersections on 12 km of lanes reserved for public transport vehicles, 6 bus and 3 trolleybus lines and equipment for 63 TAK buses and 48 TTTK trolleybuses · the passenger information system, which is based on GPS and contains modern internal and external information displays, sound notification systems and on board computers on 235 TAK buses (plus 20 trailers), 52 TTTK trams, 89 TTTK trolleybuses and 27 MRP buses
Author: Tiit Laiksoo