Updated: Jul 26, 2021
Published by Electrive.com
In the USA, GILLIG electric buses were delivered in the bi-state St. Louis region for the launch of the region’s electric bus services, while in Washington State, GILLIG electric buses were sent into operation in Pullman.
In the St. Louis region that includes parts of both Missouri and Illinois, representatives from Bi-State Development, Metro Transit and several partners and regional stakeholders launched the first electric buses into service on the MetroBus system. Metro has purchased four 40-foot battery-electric buses made by GILLIG, with six more to follow later this year.
Pictured is a battery electric bus in Livermore, California
Bill Fay, GILLIG Vice President of Sales, said: “We’ve delivered over 600 reliable and durable buses to the agency since we began partnering more than 20 years ago. With our battery-electric product, Saint Louis is operating a high-performing, safe bus that is consistently on route, transporting customers efficiently and helping the region provide for environmental sustainability.”
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