Krakow

Project: Electric buses on the streets in Kraków

Company: MPK Kraków

City: Kraków, POLAND

Timing: 06/2014 onwards

Case study: Since 29.06.2014 MPK SA in Kraków has tested electric buses on one bus line - number 154. This experiences will allow to buy 10 electric buses in 2015.MPK plans to use it most at all in the city center. Since 9.06.2014 MPK SA has had also the station for charging batteries in electric buses by pantograph on the roof from catenary. Goal of the project is to clean the air in Kraków.

Innovation: Electric bus line in Kraków was the first electric line in Poland. The station for charging batteries from catenary is still a unique solution in Poland. Electric buses have zero emission - they are very friendly for environmental.