trolley:planung - Barquisimeto in Venezuela will introduce trolleybuses
J. Lehmann - 12.06.06
Barquisimeto in Venezuela will introduce trolleybuses
A general contractor was assigned for the etsablishing of a trolleybus system as a part of a pahblic transport concept for the reorganization of the suburban traffic in the third biggest city of Venezuela (with about 900.000 people). For this purpose an advertisement for 80 trolleybuses was performed. Neoplan did win the competition for building the vehicles and Bombardier get the order to install the electrical equipment (traction system Mitrac 500). The delivery will start in the middle of 2007 and should be complete in September 2008. Using the link www.transbarca.gob.ve/elementos.php you can get an impression of the planned system, called RUTAS.
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