Brand trolleybuses Trolza-5265 “Megapolis” is equipped with air conditioning the driver’s cab and passenger interior, 4 cameras, transmitters, GPS/GLONASS.
SARATOV, 15 Mar. Eduard Demjanets. The largest in Russia enterprise for production of trolleybuses “Trolza” has signed an agreement for the supply in the Argentine city of Rosario trolley buses for a total amount of 4.1 million dollars, reported the press service of the plant.
According to plant, the contract includes the delivery of 12 brand trolleybuses Trolza-5265 “Megapolis” within 180 days from the date of payment of the advance.
“The car is equipped with air conditioning the driver’s cab and passenger interior, 4 cameras, transmitters, GPS/GLONASS. All trolleybuses will be equipped with a system of Autonomous travel up to 20 kilometers based on lithium-ion batteries manufactured in Russia. This will allow the trolley to move along the city streets without the use of a contact network, create new routes”, — stated in the message.
The plant noted that in 2015 the company has executed a contract for seven trolleybuses in the Argentine city of Cords.
“The new government of Argentina has taken steps to simplify market access for foreign, including Russian companies. I am sure, joint efforts of JSC “Trolza” and trade missions will be signed new contracts — Russian and trolleybuses will take a prominent place among urban transport in many Argentine cities,” is given in the message words of trade representative of the Russian Federation in Argentina Sergei Derkach.
Plant “Trolza” (formerly “Factory of a name Uritsky” or “ZIU”) was founded in 1868. Located in the town of Engels, Saratov region. Produced cars and platforms for Railways, since 1951 produces trolleybuses. To date, more than 70% of all trolleybuses in the Russian Federation was created on JSC “Trolza”. Engels trolleybuses operate on lines 89 cities of Russia and abroad. “Trolza” has returned after a long break in the Argentinian market in 2015. Trolleybuses produced by the Saratov enterprises exported to Latin American countries in the 1980-ies.