Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne are planning acquisition of more than 3.000 electric bus

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Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne are planning acquisition of more than 3.000 electric bus-hamburg

Nitrogen oxides and particulate matter are only two reasons that stimulate our politicians to worry about electromobility in personnel traffic. Because in the long term will not pass by buses with alternative drive. Currently trying to save affected cities with acutary programs and immediate measures to save what to save.

The Federal Ministry of Transport has pledged for five cities a total of 125 million euros for the implementation of model projects. This should lead to the fact that prices for public transport are significantly reduced and the range of bus and train is expanded. Finally, with the aim of that motorists leave their cars of the more often.

Overall, the five largest German cities alone are planning to buy at least 3.000 E-Buses, revealed a survey of the economic week under the local transport companies of Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne and Frankfurt.

Berlin relies on electrification by 2030

The Berlin Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) consider it possible to convert the entire line traffic to the capital until 2030 on electric breads. For the driving performance, currently 1.500 diesel buses in Berlin will be 1.875 E-Buses needed.

The procurement of first 30 single deckers and 15 joint buses with electric drive and the corresponding charging infrastructure has already been voted in June 2018.

Hamburg moves gradually and also wants to be in the long term e-mobile

Hamburger Hochbahn wants to start electrifying the own offer from 2020. Stand today are around 1.000 buses in use. By 2025 is planned that around half of the total fleet is purely electric. Until 2030 then complete.

In Puncto infrastructure, Hamburg and Bavaria are at the top: Hamburg is leader with 774 electric car charging points at the expansion of the charging infrastructure in German cities, followed by Berlin (628) and Stuttgart (402).

Frankfurt, Munich and Cologne also pile 2030 electrification of public personnel traffic

Munich and Cologne also rename their fleets and call the year 2030 as a target mark. Frankfurt’s bus fleet should last half of the half for fuel cell and electric vehicles.

Since December 2017, it has been officially appointed the first five pure electric cusses for Frankfurt am Main. The city of Frankfurt reaches through a complete conversion of line 75 to E-Buses annually a saving of approximately 200 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) and 640 kilograms of nitric oxide (NOx). The purchase price of vehicles including the required charging infrastructure is around 2.7 million euros.

By 2030, the entire Cologne bus fleet should be switched to electric drive. A first phase lasts until 2021 and should change a total of six lines to the E operation.

In March, we have already reported that Munich will receive 40 electric breads for the Munich Transport Company (MVG) in the future. In a first step, the first six were ordered at EBUSCO, four e-sol boss and two e-joint buses. In the middle of 2019, the electro buses should be used for the first pure e-bus line of the MVG. Furthermore, the contracts with EBUSCO include an option over 16 other e-solo effects and eight additional e-joint buses.

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