GERMANY Klaus Dieregsweiler of infra fürth verkehr gmbh (sic) recently took delivery of the first two Euro 6 Citaro LEs from Rüdiger Kappel, Brand Manager for Mercedes-Benz Buses and Coaches.
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SWITZERLAND Swiss operator BLT Baselland Transport AG has taken delivery of nine Euro 6 Mercedes-Benz Citaros. These are the first standard-production regular-service buses featuring this clean technology to go into service with BLT in Switzerland.
In what Epsom Coach Group has described as a ‘unique arrangement’, the RATP Groupowned operator has teamed up with EvoBus to stock parts for the firm’s increasing Mercedes- Benz and Setra fleet. Parts will be available 24/7 from the company’s large parts store, maximising availability of components for a fleet which seldom stops moving.
SWITZERLAND PostAuto Schweiz AG has become the first operator in Switzerland to deploy fuelcell hybrid technology for public transport. Since the end of 2011, five Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid models have been serving on routes in and around Brugg as PostAuto vehicles. Over the next five years, PostAuto will test the fuel-cell drive, using clean [...]
The order from Arriva is one of the largest in VDL’s history SWEDEN Arriva has signed a contract with VDL Bus & Coach for the delivery of 77 Low Entry Citea XLEs for operation in Stockholm. The order is the largest in VDL’s history for buses in the Swedish market. In addition, VDL has received [...]
Bus Vannin, the Isle of Man’s municipal operator, has placed an order for Mercedes-Benz Citaros for the second consecutive year. Ian Longworth, director of public transport at Isle of Man government, said: “The Citaro offers a better passenger experience, they are more economical and meet the latest Euro 5 Emission Standards”.
Vehicle is 70th hybrid bus in the Rhein Rhuhr area since promotion began in 2009 GERMANY: WSW mobil GmbH has taken delivery of an 18m Mercedes- Benz Citaro G articulated hybrid with the aid of funding through the Rheine-Ruhr transport association. The Rhein-Ruhr transport association (VRR), of which WSW mobil GmbH is a member, launched [...]
City council considers following Boris Johnson’ lead over controversial artics Talks are being held about how to replace York’s controversial ftr buses, after the city’s council leader confirmed they are to be axed. The Labour group which controls City of York Council vowed, in the run-up to May’s local elections, if it won power it [...]
Driver of first and last bendy bus sees the Citaro artics bow out Matthew Wooll, revenue and marketing manager at First Berkshire, drove the last ever bendy bus service in London on its 207 operation, which ended in the early hours of Saturday, December 10. “The last journey to depart was driven by myself from [...]
Thousands attend manufacturer’s biennial inhouse show as new Citaro and FleetBoard are unveiled GERMANY The manufacturer’s biennial in-house show attracts private bus and coach operators and public transport specialists from across Europe. Around 6000 visitors from over 20 countries attended this year’s Bus and Coach Show which took place between 17 to 20 November. Alongside [...]