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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Luzern [CH] - Prolongment of RBus-route 1 on the way
16.02.18 - Sorry, due to the renewal of this website, we presently only feature a very limited news offer in German only. Please check back with us soon! ... more
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
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.