Thursday, May 28, 2020

City of Cracow (Krakow) orders 50 e-buses

On May 25 the Cracow public transport operator has signed a contract for the purchase of 50 (fifty) Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses. The new electric buses will expand the existing fleet of 400 Solaris vehicles of varying configurations, cruising the streets of Cracow - including 28 electric buses.

“Cracow has taken the fifth place in the contest “Green capital of Europe 2022”. One of the factors taken into consideration in that competition was ecological transport and its meaning for the environment. The new buses will service four bus lines running through the region of the city where the air pollution limits are exceeded the most,” stated Cracow mayor Jacek Majchrowski.

This year, Solaris will add a 15-meter (49 feet) Urbino version to the electric bus portfolio. Up until now, the “electric offer” of Solaris encompassed only city buses, the 15-meter version of the Urbino will also meet requirements of intercity transport.