A bus in the Krasnodar Krai of Russia experienced not the best times this winter. The driver could hardly manage the vehicle and apparently asked his friend or one of the passengers for help – another case showing Russians do not leave people in the trouble. “How many people do you need to drive a
The traditional New Year’s “Dedmorobus” (“Fatherfrobus”) was launched in St. Petersburg. The bus that carries Father Frosts around the city is made in a retro style and decorated with multicoloured garlands. Father Frosts from the festive orchestra will arrange concerts for the townspeople, as well as give gifts and take pictures with those who wish.
In Norilsk, eyewitnesses filmed a Russian woman getting a reindeer into a bus and published the video on the Krasnoyarsk VK community page. The video shows a woman in a warm jacket walking with a deer on a leash along the sidewalk. She enters the bus with her animal and one of the passengers helps
Cashless payment for travel has been introduced in 16 fixed-route taxis of Makhachkala. The system is planned to be implemented on all city routes, according to the press service of the city administration. In Makhachkala, a presentation of a pilot project on the introduction of an automated fare payment system for passengers on route No.
The ‘Ecolines’ Latvian carrier resumes regular bus service between the Finnish capital, Helsinki, and St. Petersburg from July 15, 2021, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the company’s representative Andrei Volkov. It is reminded that there has been no regular bus service between the cities since April 2020. Now, according to the numerous wishes of
Tourists interviewed by the OneTwoTrip online service told how often they choose a bus for travel, RIA Novosti reports. Experts conducted a study among 1,380 service users and found out that 52 per cent of them travelled by bus at least once in their lives but more than half of them (56 per cent) considered
On April 27, KAMAZ opened an assembly plant for electric buses in Moscow on the basis of the Sokolniki car repair and construction plant (SVARZ). The first electric buses assembled in Moscow will enter the routes in May, the press service of KAMAZ reports. It is emphasized that the Moscow-developed KAMAZ-6282 electric bus has no
Moscow is the leader among European cities in terms of the number of electric buses, TASS reports with reference to the Head of the Moscow Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Anton Kulbachevsky. “Since 2018, the city has been systematically replacing the bus fleet with electric buses. Now Moscow is the European leader in
The Russian Trucks Brand ‘KAMAZ’ has developed and produced an articulated low-floor electric bus of an especially large class. Serial production of the new model will start in 2022, according to the press service of the automaker. The KAMAZ-6292 electric bus replenishes its energy supply using ultra-fast charging stations. The total passenger capacity is 135
As of January 1, 2021, there are 411.1 thousand buses on the territory of the Russian Federation (excluding LCV), the experts of the AUTOSTAT analytical agency report. According to the experts, 75 per cent of all bus vehicles in Russian are produced by domestic manufacturers. Moreover, about half of them (46 per cent) are products
The first eco-friendly buses for the first time entered the city of Noyabrsk in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. New buses have replaced the outdated ones, the press service of the regional government reports. It is noted that 9 low-floor passenger buses running on gas engine fuel, adapted for people with limited mobility and mothers with
The Moscow authorities are going to launch the first electric buses running entirely on electricity in 2022, according to the official Telegram-channel of the Moscow Department of Transport. It is expected that electric buses will help city authorities to reduce operating costs and simplify rolling stock maintenance, as they have a 15-year manufacturer’s service warranty.
From December 25, 2020, to January 10, 2021, double-decker tourist buses will run in Nizhny Novgorod (the “Fall in Love With Nizhny” route). The route will cover the main sights of the city and its embankments, the Nizhny Novgorod tour guide portal reports. It is noted that the tour is organized by the City Sightseeing