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E-bus operator Evey Trans delivers the second lot of e-buses to KTCL

Olectra Greentech-Evey Trans e-bus (Source: Olectra Greentech-Evey Trans)

Electric bus operator Evey Trans Private Limited (EVEY) has announced that it has delivered a second lot of electric buses to the Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited (KTCL).

The company received the order for 50 electric buses from KTCL in December 2020. The order is for the supply, operation, and maintenance of 50, 12-Mtr electric buses on a Gross Cost Contract (GCC) / OPEX model basis for 10 years.

On the occasion, Mr. Sandeep Raizada, General Manager, EveyTrans said "We are happy to announce that we have completed the second lot of inspection and delivered the 12-meter electric buses to the Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited (KTCL). EveyTrans is already operating 30 buses in Goa. With these new deliveries, the fleet size of electric buses is now 35. These buses will protect the rich ecology of Goa, a proud moment for the EVEY Trans team".

These 12-Meter air-conditioned buses have a seating capacity of 48+Driver. The electronically controlled air suspension ensures passengers a comfortable ride. The buses are equipped with CCTV cameras, an emergency button to ensure the safety of the commuters, and USB sockets for mobile charging. The lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery installed in the bus enables it to travel up to 200 kms on a single charge based on traffic conditions.

The technologically advanced electric bus has a regenerative braking system which allows the bus to recover part of the kinetic energy lost in braking. The high-power charging system enables the battery to get fully recharged in 3-4 hours. It has disc brakes in the front and the rear to ensure the safety of the passengers in the bus. 

Author : Debi Dash
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