The 900th electric bus arrives on the streets of Moscow. The jubilee e-bus, decorated with neon lights, will operate in the south of the Russian capital. The vehicle was assembled at KAMAZ’s innovative SVARZ eco-plant, which opened in April. This electric bus became the 300th vehicle purchased with green bond funds.
Today, electric buses have been launched on 66 bus routes with a total length of nearly 800 kilometers. This year, electric buses have carried more than 77 million passengers, and more than 150 million people have been transported in the three years of operation. In addition, Moscow is actively developing its charging infrastructure. Currently, there are more than 150 charging facilities in the city, and by the end of 2023 this number will increase to 500 stations.
«New Year’s electric buses have been operating on the streets of Moscow for the fourth winter. This year, the Mayor of Moscow made a special gift – along with decorated metro train, trams and buses, the jubilee 900th electric bus will also start operating. This is the 300th e-bus purchased with the funds from the green bonds. The decorated New Year electric bus will operate in the south of Moscow. In total, over the entire period of operation, our electric buses have transported 150 million people, more than 77 million in 2021. In the coming year, we also plan to increase the quantity of eco-transport in the city. This, in turns, will help to reduce the amount of harmful emissions and significantly improve the environmental situation in Moscow», said Maksim Liksutov, the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport.