Riga orders 10 hydrogen-powered trolleybuses from Solaris


Latvian public transport operator Rigas Satiksme has signed a contract with Solaris, a European producer of special-purpose buses and low-floor trams, for the supply of 10 low-floor trolleybuses equipped with hydrogen fuel cell range extenders.

The new buses will operate on sections of Riga public transport network.

Each trolleybus is to be fitted with a fuel cell as well as battery set, which allows the vehicle to operate without traction energy supply for up to 100km.

A Medcom traction motor will provide the power to drive the vehicle.

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