by Alexandra Scharzenberger
Can local governments play a role in the sustainable public transport? Yes! The VOC, the Dutch association of public transport center municipalities, is therefore dedicating a symposium on this subject, organized jointly by the Clean Mobility Center and the city of Arnhem. Further informations you find here!
Please be informed, that a presentation on Thursday 22nd from 16:30 to 17:30 at the location “Speakers' Corner” Hall 14.2, Entrance East during the Innotrans exhibition in Berlin: · What you should know about battery / electric buses!· Overview of different e-bus concepts based on 66 years of experience· E-bus fleets: feasible or not feasible for your city?· Synergies for LRV when implementing an electric bus fleet· The double articulated electric Rapid-Bus (RBUS) of Luzern Get more information here. The presentation will be hold in English and it will get translated into German. Best regardsErik LenzVertriebsleiter Bus & E-Mobility SystemsHead of Sales Bus & E-Mobility Systems
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Linz [AT] - First 24m ExquiCity in service!
04.12.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more
Eberswalde [DE] - Original route 861 again in service
20.11.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more
Montreux-Vevey [CH] - Procurement of 16 new battery trolleybuses
20.11.17 - In mid November it was announced that the local public transport operator VMCV selected the Belgian bus builder VanHool to supply 16 articulated trolleys, with a contractual option for 5 more. The value of the procurement was not immediately announced, as the contract still had to be signed after the mandatory standstill period. ... more
Gdynia [PL] - EU project to assist the acquisition of 30 new trolleys
06.11.17 - On 22 September 2017, the City of Gdynia published a tender for the procurement of 30 new trolleybuses as well the retrofitting of 21 older vehicles with traction batteries. The acquisition of the new low-floor vehicles is to take place in two stages, with the initial delivery of 14 single units followed by 16 articulated trolleys. The entire project is being supported by EU funding. ... more
Santos [BR] - Trolleybus service restarts
30.10.17 - As previously announced, the city's lone trolleybus line restarted revenue services on 22 August 2017, after 18 months out of use. Operations on the ring line had temporarily ceased, because power lines had to be disassembled and re-installed along a trolleybus - light rail level crossing. ... more
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.