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Delivered the first Tramlink to Milan

The first Tramlink lands in Milan. In fact, the first new generation tram, destined for both urban and extra-urban service, managed by ATM, arrived from the Stadler plant in Valencia. The vehicle, numbered 7201, has been stored in the main workshop in Milan, awaiting line tests to be held in the com…

Electric Bus

52 Solaris electric buses headed to Riga

Fifty-two Solaris electric buses are on their way to public transport operator Rigas Satiksme. The Riga-based tpl company has in fact awarded the Polish manufacturer a contract for 35+17 electric city buses. This is an order (vehicle delivery and maintenance) of 34.3 million euros. The duration? Fiv…

Fuel Cell

1,5 million miles covered by Wrightbus fuel cell buses

Wrightbus’s fleet of hydrogen fuel-cell buses have travelled 1.5 million miles since first entering service, the manufacturer says. Wrightbus first unveiled its StreetDeck Hydroliner – world’s first hydrogen powered double deck bus- in Aberdeen in 2020, with a fleet of buses entering passenger…

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Infrastructure

Shell takes over German chargers provider SBRS

Shell Deutschland has signed an agreement with Schaltbau Holding AG to buy 100% stake in SBRS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schaltbau Holding AG (a provider of charging infrastructure solutions for commercial electric vehicles, including e-buses, e-trucks and e-vans). The transaction is expected to …

Sustainable Bus Tour

‘Energy transition out of city centers’: VIDEO AVAILABLE for the web event featuring Busworld, Transdev, Arriva, Flixbus, Iveco Bus, Twaice, ChargePoint

On Friday 28th October we have organized the web event ‘Energy transition out of city center‘, part of the second edition of the Sustainable Bus Tour. Reason of such a topic is simple : in the public transport world, out of cities the commitment to energy transition goes along with quest…

Components

Sono Motors + Pepper Motion = solar-powered electric bus

The first electric bus with solar technology debuts on the streets of Munich. Sono Motors and Pepper Motion have launched a Mercedes-Benz Citaro equipped with the Solar Bus Kit, containing 14 semi-flexible solar modules to provide about 1.3 kW peak to the 24-module 1.3 kW peak to the 24-volt system….

CNG & LNG

Optibus wins bid for Rio de Janeiro’s BRT system

Optibus has been selected to supply the planning and scheduling software for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the second largest city in the country. The public transport operator “Mobi Rio chose Optibus through a bidding process involving local and international c…
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The first electric FlixBus arrives in Portugal

While waiting to focus heavily on hydrogen, FlixBus also goes electric. Yes because the operator has launched its first electric bus in Portugal, together with Auto Vicao Feirense. The ebus with the unmistakable green livery with orange details will be used on the intercity route connecting the Brag…

Trolleybus and tramway

Delivered the first Tramlink to Milan

The first Tramlink lands in Milan. In fact, the first new generation tram, destined for both urban and extra-urban service, managed by ATM, arrived from the Stadler plant in Valencia. The vehicle, numbered 7201, has been stored in the main workshop in Milan, awaiting line tests to be held in the com…

Here are the new Lajkonik streetcars for Krakow

Krakow is preparing to receive new trams. Poland’s beautiful and ancient city of 780,000 inhabitants has an impressive tram network, which has been in operation since 1882, and today is extended for 85 km with 22 daytime lines and 3 night-time lines, with over 350 stops. The service operates f…

Tramlink for the new tram line in Lausanne

After Berne, Basel, Waldenburg and Lugano, Tramlink will also arrive in Lausanne. On 10 November, Stadler Rail announced that it had signed a contract with the Lausanne network operator TL for the supply of 10 standard-gauge Tramlink trams for the future T1 line, as well as spare parts and equipment…

What we have seen at Euro Bus Expo 2022

by Alex Byles From 1 to 3 November at Birmingham’s NEC in the UK, Euro Bus Expo 2022 made its return. With over 200 exhibitors and 80-plus vehicles on display, there was a host of product launches and technology announcements. We summarise the show’s pressing developments. Presenting a variety of pr…

Over 7,000 visitors for FIAA 2022. Next edition 18-21 October 2024

A total of 7,023 professionals, 15% of whom were foreign – from 28 different countries – attended the fourteenth International Bus and Coach Trade Fair, FIAA 2022, organised by IFEMA MADRID, at its Recinto Ferial, from 18 to 21 October. An event with participation of more than 70 compani…