Austrian bus operator trials hydrogen

Following successful testing in Vienna back in June by public transport operator Wiener Linien, Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses are now being tested by Austria’s largest private bus operator Dr. Richard Group.

The Dr. Richard Group have already begun testing the Solaris buses that will run as a zero emission alternative to diesel fuelled buses.

Ludwig Richard, Owner and President of the Dr. Richard Group, commented, “The Dr. Richard Group has been dealing with emission-free mobility for a few years now. Over the course of numerous tests of battery buses, we were able to gain a valuable insight into their practical operation and implementation.”

“Now, for the first time ever, we have a chance to test a hydrogen-powered Solaris bus. The longer the distances to be covered and the heavier the vehicle itself, the more important this type of driveline is becoming, also in terms of resources needed to refuel.”

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