Belgian transport operator orders 100 Irizar ie tram electric buses


By Luke Willetts - 13th June 2024

Belgian transport operator orders 100 Irizar ie tram electric buses

Irizar ie tram

Belgium / Spain – Bus and coach manufacturer, Irizar eMobility of Aduna, Spain (part of the Irizar Group of Ormaiztegi, Spain) announced that it is set to supply up to 100 electric ie tram (tram styled front) electric buses to the Flanders-based (Belgium) public transport operator, De Lijn. First deliveries are to start at the end of 2024 with the remaining deliveries through until 2026. The vehicles are to operate as part of “special projects” in Limburg and the BRT project in Kortrijk. Charging infrastructure (pantograph) is to be provided by Irizar subsidiary, Jema Energy SA.

Iñigo Etxeberria, Irizar e-mobility Managing Director said: “We’re very thankful to De Lijn for putting their trust in Irizar e-mobility. They are making a significant commitment to electrifying public transport and we’re proud to be by their side in this process, contributing with all our experience, technology and strength”.

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