The Polish transport operator PKS Bielsko-Biała has placed an order for 26 Solaris Urbino 12 buses with CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) drive. It is the second-biggest order for CNG vehicles secured by Solaris Bus & Coach in Poland. By the end of the year, the company is also to supply 54 Solaris Urbino 18 CNG buses to Warsaw.

The first 13 buses for PKS Bielsko-Biała will be delivered within 11 months from the contract signing. The final deadline for the whole order is December 2020.

The vehicles are powered by a 239-kW engine (Euro 6). They have a capacity for up to 90 passengers (32 seated) and two doors. The on board equipment includes an efficient air-conditioning system of the passenger compartment and of the driver’s cabin,  Wi-Fi and USB sockets, video surveillance system including a screen display for the driver.

Solaris Bus & Coach has been producing CNG buses since 2004. In 15 years, the vehicles ordered amount to over 1,100.

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