12th International Fair of Public Transport TRANSEXPO
Posted: 18 June 2014 | TRANSEXPO | No comments yet
International Fair of Public Transport TRANSEXPO was the showcase for everything the public transport sector needs…
International Fair of Public Transport TRANSEXPO was the showcase for everything the public transport sector needs.The list of trade fair exhibitors comprised the names of domestic and foreign market leaders. TRANSEXPO’s exhibition stands abounded with the new generation vehicles; not only do they guarantee top quality and maximum comfort for the users, but first and foremost they ensure passengers’ safety. 120 companies presented their potentials at this year’s expo; there are representatives of Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Turkey, Spain, France, Belgium and Poland. The event brought together 4,000 business insiders.
EvoBus Polska used TRANSEXPO as the venue for the Mercedes-Benz Conecto world premiere. The expo guests witnessed the first public presentation of the superbly ecological and economical city bus – this model has been equipped with the Euro 6 engine.
TRANSEXPO abounded with accompanying events. Following the previous years’ example, a day before the expo commenced the Economic Chamber of Municipal Transport held their specialised conference. This year’s session was organised under the banner of “Municipal transport as the element of the National Programme for Development of Low-Emission Economy”. The meting brought together world-class specialists, including Alain Flausch; Secretary General UITP, representatives of government institutions, municipal transport operators from all over Poland, higher education institutions as well as public transport fleet producers. For the first time in the Expo history Targi Kielce was the venue for a very important event – the assembly of Polish members of Union Internationale des Transports Publics.
The Expo was also the stage for the 5th Polish National Championship of Bus Drivers organised by “PT Bus” editorial team in conjunction with Polish Tracker Association Club and Targi Kielce. Not only was this year’s contest designed to select the best drivers in the category of tourist busses and local transport busses, but this was also the qualifying round for the UICR Professional Drivers Championship to be held in 2014. The Kielce’s competition for the first time encompassed the new “open” category – this contest was targeted at managerial staff of passenger transport companies. The contestants had the chance to win themselves the “PT Bus” Publisher’s cup.