Ukraine Launched Trolleybuses With Autonomous Running

by Olha Povaliaieva
Friday, October 28, 2022
Ukraine Launched Trolleybuses With Autonomous Running

Vinnytsia city tests energy-saving low-cost trolleybus "VinLine"

Vinnytsia Transport Company, since 2019 produces a line of vehicles called VinLine. For 4 years of the project, the company has created buses and trolleybuses whose primary goal is low power consumption and a careful attitude to nature. On September 24, 2020, they began testing the first "green" trolleybus. Over time, this type of transport in the city appeared on several routes. In 2022, despite the war, another trolleybus the world. The new VinLine is a low-floor trolleybus with improved energy performance and the ability to ride offline at a distance of up to 20 km.

Transport consumes 30% less than the previous model. This Ukrainian development does not necessarily have to work from the contact network. The VinLine has a rechargeable battery that allows it to move around the city. This is already 15 "green" transport company.

"The body is made of material, more resistant to corrosion. In the cabin — improved ventilation and heating system. The battery unit has been equipped with a climate control system that prevents overheating," the city mayor said.

Vinnytsia is planning to release another 4 such trolleybuses by the end of the year. The implementation of such a project is very appropriate during the energy terror by Putin. Having such transport in the city, people can go to work and their relatives, even when there is no light.

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