von Alexandra Scharzenberger
Enhancing quality of life in our cities Sustainable development and the protection of qualitative living standards are two of the most important factors in maintaining as well as improving the attractiveness of urban life. A growing number of towns and cities have now deployed modern electric buses, thereby testing different technical solutions in order to reduce emissions and noise. Intelligent public transport systems help ensure the fundamental right to mobility while reducing negative environmental impacts on our urban living spaces.read more
Für mehr Lebensqualität in unseren Städten Eine nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung und die Sicherung der Lebensqualität sind heute zwei wichtige strategische Visionen, um die Attraktivität des städtischen Lebens zu erhalten. Eine zunehmende Zahl von Städten und Gemeinden setzt auf elektrische Busse und erprobt verschiedene Varianten um dieses Ziel zu erreichen.Intelligente, moderne öffentliche Verkehrssysteme gewährleisten das fundamentale Recht auf Mobilität bei gleichzeitiger Minimierung der negativen Umwelteinflüsse, wie Schadstoffe, Lärm oder Verschwendung von städtischen Lebensräumen. Weiterlesen
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von Jürgen Lehmann
Tychy [PL] - Three new battery trolleys on order
18.01.18 - On 15 January 2018, the local public transport operator TLT announced that Solaris had placed a successful bid to supply three new 12 m long single units worth 6.9 million PLN (roughly 1.65 million EUR). Final delivery is expected to take place within 10 months of contract signing. ... more
Gdynia [PL] - 30 new trolleys on order
08.01.18 - In December 2017, the local public transport operator PKT announced that it would order 30 new trolleybuses from Solaris. 16 of these low-floor vehicles will be articulated, while the contract also includes stipulations for 21 slightly older trolleys to be retrofitted with more powerful traction batteries. This upgrade will significantly boost the off-wire capability of the municipal trolleybus fleet, thus allowing the extension of trolleybus lines without the use of overhead catenary. The retrofitting process is expected to start in May 2018, with the first vehicles returning to revenue ... more
Odesa/Odessa [UA] - First of 47 new trolleys has arrived
08.01.18 - On 20 December 2017 the first of 47 new trolleys arrived in the city. These are being supplied by Belkommunmash and are financed through a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The total procurement is valued at 8.037 million EUR. ... more
Linz [AT] - First 24m ExquiCity in service!
04.12.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more
Jihlava [CZ] - Trolleybus network extended
04.12.17 - On 30 November 2017, a 1.4 km long network extension was ceremoniously inaugurated with a special run along Vrchlického Street. The new network section connects the hospital stop Poliklinika along line C to Horní Kosov with the railway station Staré Hory. As part of the new timetable, line B now serves the new extension. Additionally, the newly launched line D runs every 24 minutes from the main railway station to Poliklinika, while the new line F runs from the depot via the city center to the new turning loop at Poliklinika. In turn, line B now longer terminates at Poliklinika and line BI ... more
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Das "TROLLEY" - Video
The TROLLEY movie is another piece of the puzzle of the promotion activities of the "TROLLEY"-project to shape a new and more positive image of trolleybuses in Europe. The movie is based on interviews with local and regional stakeholders, which were performed in the TROLLEY partner cities Salzburg (Austria), Brno (Czech Republic), Eberswalde (Germany), Parma (Italy), Gdynia (Poland) and Szeged (Hungary). The movie highlights advantages of trolleybuses and raises hopes in what could be improved in the future to raise awareness of trolleybuses as smart, clean and green solution for urban public transportation. Watch it on YouTube.