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by Alexandra Scharzenberger

Neue Emailadressen für trolleymotion

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, bitte beachten Sie unsere neuen Emailadressen: DI Daniel Steiner: DWI Arnulf Schuchmann: Alexandra Scharzenberger: DI Jürgen Lehmann: Dr. Dirk Budach: Dr. Wolfgang Backhaus: [more]


White Paper: Stand und Entwicklungstendenzen bei elektrisch betriebenen Linienbussen

Die Welt der elektrischen Bussysteme ist in Bewegung, mehr denn je. Neue Entwicklungen, wie die Ladung von Batteriebussen während der Fahrt, treffen auf schon bestehende Lösungsansätze mit punktuellen Ladesystemen. Bisher setzte sich keine Standardlösung für elektrische Busse durch, wie das bei Bussystemen mit Verbrennungsmotoren seit langem der Fall ist. Ein wichtiger Grund hierfür ist, dass elektrischer Verkehr – ganz gleich ob mit Fahrleitung, Batterien oder Brennstoffzellen - immer eine umfangreiche Infrastruktur erfordert, deren Errichtung und Betrieb wirtschaftlich sein müssen. Vorschau White Paper  Das White Paper wurde in Zusammenarbeit von trolleymotion und der Technischen Universität Dresden, Elektrische Bahnen erstellt. Gerne können Sie es unter bestellen![more]

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von Jürgen Lehmann 

Wellington [NZ] - Petition to maintain the Trolleybuses !

16.10.17 - A petition has been formally launched to save Wellington's trolleybuses which will be replaced by second-hand dieselbuses from Auckland if there are no changes at the very last moment. ... more

Salzburg [AT] - The longest trolleybus on Trial for 3 month

30.09.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more

Praha [CZ] - In search of the most suitable electric bus

30.09.17 - Following the successful completion of a first test phase with the deployment of a type SOR EBN 11 electric bus supplied by the consortium of SOR and Cegelec, more trials on different lines are now planned in the Czech capital. Since the start of the pilot project on 1 September 2015 and until its conclusion in February 2017, the SOR e-bus ran for over 100 000 km. Re-charging the vehicle took place at the terminus through a tram-style pantograph. The prototype bus has been equipped with an all electric drive with electric heating, air conditioning as well as a heat pump. ... more

Wellington [NZ] - Old diesel buses replace Wellington's trolleys!

25.09.17 - The current operator NZ Bus of Wellington’s trolleybuses is bringing 41 older diesel buses in several tranches from Auckland to the capital city, in order to replace the existing fleet of full-electric trolleybuses by the end of October. ... more

Kremenchug [UA] - 40 new trolleybuses expected

25.09.17 - In December 2016, city officials and managers from the local public transport company signed an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to secure a loan for the renewal of the local trolleybus fleet. A call for tenders was then already published in late 2016, with a supplier being selected in early August 2017. The Ukrainian company Bogdan won the contract to supply 40 new trolleys. 35 of these will be 12m long single units, while 5 will be articulated. ... more

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Trolleybus-Systems WorldWide

Here you can find the overview of all active and inactive trolleybus-systems world-wide.

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.