67 Solaris Urbino for Bulgarian Black Sea resort Burgas
Posted: 6 November 2012 | Solaris Bus & Coach | No comments yet
15.5 million Euro order calls for 67 Urbino standard and articulated buses…
15.5 million Euro order calls for 67 Urbino standard and articulated buses. All new Solaris buses to be delivered to operator Burgasbus by mid-2013. Contract is confirmation of Solaris’ position in Bulgaria.
The Bulgarian city of Burgas has chosen the state-of-the-art Solaris Urbino city bus to renew its bus fleet. Burgasbus, the operator of bus services in the city, placed a 15.5 million Euro order for of 67 Urbino city buses, which will be delivered by the middle of next year.
The new fleet for Burgas will comprise 39 twelve-metre Urbino CNG buses and 28 articulated vehicles with diesel engines. All will soon serve Burgas’ inhabitants as well as tourists visiting this second-largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.
“On the highly competitive market for public transport vehicles, winning an order of this size is a great success. We are delighted to deliver our buses to Burgas. We will provide passengers with highest standards of comfort, which people across Europe have come to expect of Solaris buses and trams” said Małgorzata Olszewska, Member of the Board for Sales and Marketing at Solaris Bus & Coach.
This order confirms Solaris’ position on the Bulgarian market, where it has been present since 2010, when 30 trolleybuses were supplied by electric equipment partner Škoda Electric to the capital city Sofia.