ESTONIA: Tallinn transport operator Tallinna Linnatranspordi has ordered a total of 100 CNG buses from Solaris Bus & Coach. The contract announced on December 10 is worth €27m.
Solaris will supply 60 Urbino 12 buses and 40 Urbino 18 articulated buses between September and November 2020. The 12 m long version will have capacity for 80 passengers including 31 seated, while the 18 m vehicles will have capacity for 150 passengers including 41 seated.
The low-floor buses will all be fitted with a 239 kW engine and five roof-mounted gas storage cylinders with a capacity of 315 litres each. As well as a cold start function that enables the engine to start at low temperatures, the vehicles will be equipped with air-conditioning, USB sockets, a passenger information system, and five internal and two external CCTV cameras.