SE “CAR ASSEMBLY PLANT N 1” STARTED THE PRODUCTION OF THE SECOND BATCH OF TROLLEYBUSES FOR THE CITY OF SUMY
On June 23, 2020, a contract for the supply of 19 new Bogdan T70117 trolleybuses was signed between SE Car Assembly Plant No. 1 and Municipal Enterprise of Sumy City Council “Elektroavtotrans”. The city buys trolleybuses within the framework of the joint project “Urban Public Transport of Ukraine” with the European Investment Bank. The first batch of ordered trolleybuses in the amount of 9 units was sent from SE “Car Assembly Plant No. 1” to the city of Sumy in March 2021. At present, the Lutsk Automobile Plant has started production of the second batch of Bogdan T70117 trolleybuses. Bogdan T70117 is a 12-meter low-floor trolleybus with a total passenger capacity of 105 people, including 34 seats. Trolleybuses have a folding ladder and are provided with places for passengers of a priority category. Trolleybuses of the Bogdan T70117 model have been in operation at Municipal Enterprise “Elektroavtotrans” since 2015. Currently, 25 trolleybuses manufactured by the Lutsk Automobile Plant run through the city.