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Olectra to supply 123 electric buses to Thane Municipal Transport Undertaking

Published On Sep 21, 2022By Busesdekho Editorial Team

The orders of fully electric buses comprise AC and Non AC buses in the 9 and 12-meter-long configurations.

Olectra Greentech, one of the top electric bus makers in India along with its partners, has received a larger order of buses that would further give a boost to electrification in India. The order from Thane Municipal Transport Undertaking includes a total of 123 fully electric buses, 55 will be 12-meter buses (45 air-conditioned and 10 non-AC). The remaining 68 e-buses will be 9-meter long (26 AC and 42 non-AC).

Related: Tata Motors to Supply 921 electric buses to Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation

All the buses used for city transportation, the 12-meter buses are likely to come with a 200-km range and a total capacity of nearly 40 passengers with the driver, operating on longer city routes. Similarly, the 9-meter buses get close to 150-160 km of range with 30 passenger capacity. The buses would come fitted with the modern lithium-ion battery-run with quick charge features.

The bus contract will run over 15 years and Olectra Greentech will maintain them during the contract period. According to Olectra, the present fleet of e-buses that are already running on Indian roads have already covered over 7 crore km on Indian roads, underlining the superior performance, reliability, and operation successfully with several customers. 

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