Solaris Bus & Coach won the tender for 100 eco-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) city buses announced in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. This is the second largest, one-off contract for vehicles of this type won by the Polish manufacturer.
Tallinna Linnatranspordi AS has ordered 60 Solaris Urbino 12 buses and 40 Solaris Urbino 18 articulated buses. The tender, with a total value of €27 million, will be carried out between September and November 2020.
Due to the implementation of the current order, Estonia will become the 14th European country to which Solaris will deliver its compressed natural gas buses. Nearly 1,200 low-emission Urbino using CNG fuel outside the domestic market of the manufacturer went to, among others, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and France.