Trolleybus park of Volgograd received 50 new machines

Volgograd MUP "Metroelectrotrans" received today the completion of a trolley park. Keys to the shiny new paint company cars drivers handed the head of Sergei Bozhenov.Trolley park regional center in dire need of updating. Get 50 cars at once was possible thanks to the federal program "Environmentally friendly transportation." But not everything went smoothly. Initially, under this program the company had to come 12 trolley buses, but thanks to the intervention of the governor, the number rose to 50.

Now 25 comfortable cars transferred to the depot number one and the same in the depot number 4. Unlike the older machines it uses 30% less electricity.

Trolley buses will transport passengers the most popular route number 9 and number 10, which connect several districts of Volgograd. 

— In Volgograd, electric transport is necessary because it is environmentally friendly. Therefore, it was decided to support the municipality in providing the residents of public transport. I hope the city of Volgograd authorities can create an environment that public transport did not survive and be competitive, — said Sergey Bozhenov. — The first time in many years, our company has received 50 new machines at once. The problem of rolling stock renewal removed by the intervention area, — said General Director of MUP "Metroelectrotrans" Nikolay Zhukov, thanking the governor.

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