Four electric buses came to work at one more route in Moscow. Innovative type of transport now connects VDNKh metro station with Prospekt Mira and Yaroslavsky railway station. Currently 27 e-buses operate in Moscow. Gradually more and more electric buses will be introduced to the streets of the capital. The new route is the third e-bus route in Moscow.
As for today, more than 500 thousand passengers were carried by Moscow e-bus.
All Moscow e-buses are manufactured and delivered by Russian auto-manufacturing companies – KAMAZ and GAZ. By the end of March 2019, each manufacture is going to deliver 100 e-buses and 31 charging stations. According to service contracts, the manufacturers are fully responsible for the rolling stock and infrastructure operation for 15 years.
More than 400 Mosgortrans drivers were retrained to drive e-buses in Mosgotrans training center under the supervision of suppliers.
The Moscow e-bus can accommodate up to 85 passengers and has 30 seats. It is low-floor and has a ramp and spare area to provide high comfort for all groups of passengers. The cabin is equipped with a climate control system, satellite navigation, USB chargers for gadgets, informational media screens and free Wi-Fi
SOURCE: Moscow Transport Department