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Training materials for safe eco-driving of trolleybuses and hybrid buses available now - test partners wanted
As part of the project outputs the ACTUATE partners are developing training materials for safe eco-driving of clean vehicles. These training materials enable other public transport operators to train their own drivers in a tried and tested manner and are available for download as of today. After receiving positive feedback from drivers during pilot trainings for trolleybuses (Salzburg, AT) and hybrid buses (Leipizig, DE) and attaining promising results regarding energy optimisation of these clean vehicles*, ACTUATE is now looking for partners to test the developed training concepts. Thus, if you would like to test and implement the safe eco-driving training concepts for your own drivers, don't hesitate to contact ACTUATE's project coordinator (w.backhaus[at]rupprecht-consult.eu) and find out more about the possibility to test the...
by Alexandra Scharzenberger
(Here you'll find older trolley-events sorted chronologically)
Die nachstehenden 27 Städte nahmen am Europäischen Trolleybustag teil: Salzburg (AT), Parma (IT), Szeged, Debrecen (HU), Brno, Pilzen, Budweis (CZ), Gdynia, Lublin, Tychy (PL), Timisoara, Medias, Village Dumbrava Rosie (RO), Solingen, Eberswalde, Esslingen, Leipzig (DE), Kaunas (LT), Landskrona (SE), Zilina (SK), Bergen (NO) und Arnhem (NL), Leeds , Sandtoft (GB), Limoges (FR), Castellon (ES) und Bishkek (Kirgisistan), Marketingaktionen in 27 Städten zeigen was der "Trolleybus" kann Der Tag ist ein gemeinsam ausgerichtetes Marketing-Ereignis, um den modernen E-Bus als sauberes und nachhaltiges städtisches Verkehrsmittel zu fördern. Die Events der teilnehmenden Städte stellen ein geeignetes Kommunikationsnetzwerk dar, um den Dialog mit den Passagieren zu fördern. „Wir sind stolz, dass dieses Jahr 27 Städte...
(Here you'll find older city-news sorted chronologically.)
Luzern [CH] - New double-articulated trolleybuses been build
17.02.14 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more
Zlin [CZ] - 16 Trolleybuses for 2014
17.02.14 - Nine trolleybuses from the order for 25 new units with different bodies were delivered in 2013. The 16 other vehicles will follow in 2014 as follows: • ... more
Sankt Peterburg [RU] - New Trolleybuses from Different Suppliers
17.02.14 - In August 2013 Trolza was awarded a contract for the supply of 80 trolley buses to the St. Petersburg Public Transportation GUP "Gorelectrotrans". The total contract sum amounted to 675.2 million roubles, this gives a unit price of 8.44 million roubles (around € 173 thousand). The 80 low-floor 5265.00 "Megapolis" trolleybuses were delivered in October 2013 and were allocated to the depots as follows: ... more
Usti nad Labem [CZ] - Purchase of 26 New Trolleybuses Approved
10.02.14 - On 02.03.2014 the decision was announced to award a contract to the Škoda Electric/Solaris consortium for the procurement of 26 new trolleybuses. This followed long discussions about the acquisition of new trolleybuses. The contract is for 10 articulated type 27Tr units and 16 three-axle type 28Tr. Two of this latter type have already been in service for almost two years. Delivery is scheduled for 2015. They are expected to replace 25 Škoda Electric 15Tr articulated tbs, which have been in use for about 20 years. ... more