St. Louis Metro’s electric bus fleet grows with six GILLIG buses

St. Louis Metro Transit has been partnering with GILLIG since 1992, and this recent delivery brings its total electric bus fleet to 10, 40-foot buses and 18, 60-foot buses.

by Mass Transit


St. Louis Metro Transit received six new 40-foot battery electric buses, including the 100th battery-electric bus produced by GILLIG.


St. Louis Metro Transit has been partnering with GILLIG since 1992, and this recent delivery brings its total electric bus fleet to 10, 40-foot buses and 18, 60-foot buses.


The battery electric buses provide a substantial savings in fuel and maintenance costs – up to $525,000 over the life of each bus, according to the agency. As zero-emission transit assets, these buses will provide a reduction of 100 to 160 tons of greenhouse gas emissions when compared to a diesel bus.


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