SE “CAR ASSEMBLY PLANT N 1” STARTED SUPPLY OF THE FINAL BATCH OF TROLLEYBUSES TO POLTAVA
On August 11, 2021, SE “Car Assembly Plant No.1” began delivery of the last batch of trolleybuses “Bogdan T70117” to Poltava. Today, 10 trolleybuses from the final batch left the Lutsk Automobile Plant. According to the contract signed with Municipal Enterprise “Poltavaelectroavtotrans”, the total number of ordered trolleybuses is 40. It must be recalled that the contract for the supply of 40 new 12-meter trolleybuses “Bogdan T70117” with ME “Poltavaelectroavtotrans” was concluded on December 24, 2019. The city receives new trolleybuses at the expense of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), with which the ME “Poltavaelectroavtotrans” signed a loan agreement on July 30, 2019. The EBRD has allocated € 10 million for a period of 13 years (3 years preferential) for the purchase of 40 low-floor, modern trolleybuses. Trolleybuses of the Bogdan T70117 model are low-floor, with a total passenger capacity of 105 people. 34 places in the cabin are designed for seating. Trolleybuses are convenient to use for all categories of the population, including people with disabilities, passengers with children, and the elderly. Bogdan trolleybuses have been operated by ME “Poltavaelectroavtotrans” since 2011.