Low-floor electric bus
Interiors & Safety features
The trial run was flagged off by Transport Minister, Kailash Gahlot and Commissioner of Transport, Varsha Joshi in the presence of senior officials of the department. During the three-month trial, the e-bus will make trips between Ambedkar Nagar and Inderpuri to test its operational feasibility on different road conditions.
The manufacturers claim that the bus may run for over 150-200 km after a full charge within 30 minutes.
Project Consultant & Manufacturer
Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) has been appointed as the project consultant and is responsible for the procurement of e-buses. They are manufactured by PMI Electro Mobility Solutions in collaboration with a Chinese company Foton.
Fully operational by July 2019
According to Transport Minister's office, the construction is expected to be completed by June 2019 and the first batch of electric buses are expected to be deployed and fully operational by July 2019.