Ebusco Keolis

New orders for Ebusco from Germany and Sweden

22 June 2023

Ebusco recently deliverd its first in series production build 3.0 e-bus to Transdev Netherlands after having problems with deliveries of components by suppliers. A day after Ebusco reported this delivery the Dutch bus manufacturer announced a new order of 31 buses to go to German operator NIAG, part of the RETHMANN Group: for 19 Ebusco 3.0 solo buses and 12 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre articulated buses. Delivery of these buses is scheduled for the end of 2024. And now Ebusco announces an order from Keolis in Sweden for 50 Ebusco 3.0 with option for 75 more.

Delivery of the first 50 buses to Keolis is scheduled for 2024 and the 75 buses are under option for delivery in 2025. The buses will be used in and around the Swedish capital city Stockholm. Keolis Sverige has won the E42 tender in and around Stockholm (Bromma, Solna, Sundbyberg and Sollentuna). The Ebusco 3.0 12-metre buses ordered by Keolis will be equipped with a >350 kWh battery pack. In Sweden, Keolis’ operations include Stockholm, where nearly 800,000

people travel by public transport every day. Keolis is also active in Västra Götaland, Uppland, Värmland, Dalarna and Skåne. To keep these operations running, Keolis employs nearly 5,000 people. The 31 new Ebusco 3.0 buses for NIAG will be in the district of Wesel and Kleve. As with the previous order from NIAG, the 12-metre buses will be equipped with a >350 kWh battery pack and the Ebusco 3.0 18-metre will be fitted with a >500 kWh pack.

Ebusco NIAG

The 31 buses will save more than 2,300,000 kg of CO2 and 3,900 kg of nitrogen annually. Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG (NIAG) is a transport and mobility service provider with around 800 employees. NIAG provides logistics connections for the region in two core areas: local public transport and logistics. With a bus line network of more than 2,200 kilometres and 36.5 million passengers per year, NIAG is the largest provider of public bus transport in the Lower Rhine region.