15. 6. 2022
Opava will get more new trolleybuses from Škoda Group from Plzeň
The Opava Municipal Transport Company has concluded a contract with Škoda Group for the delivery of three new twelve-metre trolleybuses type Škoda 36 Tr.
The new low-floor trolleybuses will be air-conditioned, comfortably equipped, and will not lack an information and check-in system. The total value of the contract is CZK 25.5 million (over €1 million). The current contract is a continuation of the delivery of new trolleybuses for the Opava Transport Company in previous years.
Our trolleybuses represent an ecological and economically innovative solution for urban transport systems. Regular contracts only prove the satisfaction of customers with our solutions and the wisdom of investing in a new fleet.
Tanya Altmann, President of the Bus product line at Škoda Group
Škoda 36 Tr is a new product of Škoda portfolio which was developed in cooperation with sister company Temsa, which produced a new generation of carbody for the trolleybuses. Škoda added the traction equipment that is the heart of the new product. This new type of trolleybus is beside equipped with air conditioning to provide higher comfort to passengers, and a modern information and boarding system is also included as a standard.
Opava’s fleet is one of the most modern in the country. In 2020, the Škoda Group delivered a fully air-conditioned Škoda 32 Tr to Silesia. Even before that – in 2018 – the transport company’s fleet was strengthened by ten new Škoda vehicles. The Opava Transport Company currently operates 4 trolleybus lines with a fleet of 33 low-floor trolleybuses.