A joint project of the three companies DP Prague, SOR Libchavy
and Cegelec Prague celebrated the beautiful 100,000 achieved
kilometers of full electric operation. February 22, 2017 became
the day when number of kilometers driven electrobus
SOR / Cegelec EBN 11 after 18 months of operation, the DPP
surpassed the other similar projects by the triple scale, both in
the Czech Republic and in terms of Europe.
Association of the Public Transport
On 12 – 13th May 2016 the jubilee 100th conference of the UITP
( International Association of the Public Transport) Bus committee
was held in Prague under the auspices of the Transport Authority
of Prague. Representatives of most of European countries took
part in the conference including guests from Canada, Singapour
and the United Arab Emirates.
transport in Prague
At the 3th February 2016 company Arriva introduced into regular
passenger service two electrobuses SOR / CEGELEC EBN 9.5.
They are operated on lines BB1 and BB2 between BB center
and a metro station Budějovická.
On 1st September 2015 the Transport Authority of Prague
(TA Prague) started passenger operation of e-bus SOR EBN 11
as a part of its one-year pilot operation. SOR Libchavy, s.r.o. ,
manufacturer and supplier of vehicle body and Cegelec a.s.,
supplier of electrical drive and charging station participated
in this project.
The ceremonial launch of e-bus passenger operation was
attended by Prague Deputy Mayor and Municipal Council
Member for Transportation Mr. Petr Dolínek, General Director
of TA Prague Mr. Jaroslav Ďuriš, General Director of SOR
Libchavy s.r.o. Mr. Jaroslav Trnka and Managing Director of
Cegelec a.s. Mr. Zdeněk Kočárek.
On 27/08/2015 presentation of e-bus SOR EBN 11 was held for
top managers of VINCI Energies Power & Mobility headed by
Mr. Thierry Mouton, Mnaging Director, at the presence of
Mr. T. Šurovský, Technical Driector of Transport Authority of
Prague and Mr. Zdeněk Kočárek, Managing Director of
with electro armament of Cegelec.
In cooperation with SOR Libchavy and Transport
Prague Cegelec A.S. participates in the project of ca one-year
testing operation of e-bus SOR EBN 11. SOR Libchavy is the
supplier of vehicle body; Cegelec A.S. delivers vehicle drive and
Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. has concluded an agreement
with the German Transport Authority Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe (hereinafter LVB only) on delivery of 41 tramcar TRAMINO
that will be equipped with Cegelec traction converters. The
project will be implemented in the years 2016 – 2020.
In April 2015 Cegelec a.s. won an order for the refurbishment
of 6 tramcars M8C (Düwag) for MVG Mainz Germany). Among
others new contactless choppers Cegelec – TV Progress will be installed in all tramcars.
This project will be implemented in the year 2015 – 2016.
On 18/03/2014 "Urban Electric Buses" workshop was held within
the AMPER Trade Fair at the Brno (Czech Republic) Exhibition
Centre. One of its objectives was to contribute to the discussion
on searching for new innovative solutions to reducing
dependence on fossil fuels in municipal mass transit vehicles.
5th conference of " Electrobus - market of future!?" was held in
Berlin on 17th - 18th February 2014. More than 200 experts in
urban public transport (representative of manufactures and
operators of urban public transport vehicles) from 13 European
countries took part in the conference.