Most bought nine articulated buses from Prague, which DPP scrapped after more than 15 years. Due to tram closures
While the management of the Transport Company of Most and Litvínov in Prague presents one of the five new SOR buses at the CzechBus trade fair
While the management of the Transport Company of the cities of Most and Litvínov in Prague presents one of the five new SOR NS12 buses at the CzechBus trade fair, it wants buses up to 17 years old from Prague to Most.
The purchase of a total of nine buses results from register of contracts, according to the daily Zdopravy.cz, all buses have already been transported to Most. These are Irisbus CityBus articulated buses manufactured in the years 2000-2005. Buses use the Euro 3 emission standard, ie only with milder conditions than those with which vehicles must be manufactured now. The oldest bus he bought in Most has been running in Prague since October 2003
According to the contract, the Most transport company will pay 1.17 million crowns for buses, for every 130,000 crowns. The new articulated bus would cost the city carrier at least 7 million crowns. “We are preparing the modernization and reconstruction of the tram line between Most and Litvínov. We will use these DPP cars for alternative bus transport during this modernization and reconstruction, “Said Jiří Holý from the Transport Company of Most and Litvínov. According to him, the modernization of the line should take place in 2020 and 2021. “If necessary, we also eat on our routes,” added Holý.
Similarly, due to exclusions, they also bought articulated buses from DPP in Liberec. In the end, the buses also run on regular lines outside the lockouts.