The Hague starts e-bus depot with Daimler BusesThe Hague starts e-bus depot with Daimler Buses

The Hague, Netherlands –Daimler Buses said Tuesday, it will electrify public transport in The Hague. The start of construction for e-bus depot in the Dutch city will construct 41 charging stations with a total of 122 charging points.

Daimler Buses subsidiary will also electrify the entire bus depot of HTM Personenvervoer NV, one of the local public transport operators in the Dutch city. The end of January saw the commencement of construction for an electric bus (e-bus) depot in The Hague, underscoring the company’s commitment to sustainable public transport.

This venture is a key part of a broader project to electrify HTM Personenvervoer NV’s bus depot. HTM Personenvervoer NV is a prominent public transport operator in the Dutch city. The project’s scope is comprehensive, encompassing the installation of 41 charging stations with a total of 122 charging points. Additionally, it involves the integration of charging management systems, software solutions, and operational concepts tailored to the needs of electric transportation.

The anticipated completion and commissioning of the depot are slated for the third quarter of 2024. This project is a testament to Daimler Buses’ innovative approach in addressing the growing demand for environmentally friendly public transportation solutions.

In conjunction with the e-bus depot, Daimler Buses will also be delivering a minimum of 95 battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro city buses to HTM. This fleet of e-buses represents a significant move towards cleaner, more sustainable urban mobility in The Hague.

The move by Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH not only aligns with global trends towards reducing carbon emissions but also demonstrates the company’s leadership in the transition to greener public transport systems. This project in The Hague could serve as a model for other cities aiming to modernize their public transportation fleets and reduce their environmental footprint.

By Lisa Luckas

Lisa Luckas is a Sr. Business News Editor at Nobot.News.

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