Winterthur: Tendering for new trolleybuses begins
filed on: 02.09.2008 (2nd Sep 2008)
On 15th August, Winterthur invited tenders for 21 articulated trolleybuses. The deadline for tenders is 10th October and the succesful bidder must supply either a first vehicle or otherwise loan an equivalent demonstration vehicle in seven to ten months time for an evalutaion period of two months. Series delivery is expected between July 2009 and December 2010. The new trolleybuses will replace Mercedes/ABB O405 GTZ 141-161 of 1988. The acquisition follows January's decison to retain trolleybuses operations in Winterthur.
See also this website's trolleybus page.
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