Solaris Bus & Coach and the Latvian capital city operator Rigas Satiksme signed an agreement for the delivery of 10 low-floor trolleybuses equipped with a fuel cell range extender. The new solution will enable operation of the trolleybuses on the sections of Riga public transport network without overhead wires, but by energy stored in the batteries. The contract includes also an option for ten further vehicles – being new-generation Urbino 12 electric buses. These battery-powered vehicles also are to be fitted with fuel cells. The first trolleybus from this order is to roll onto Riga streets near the end of 2017.
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