The Dutch manufacturer Ebusco has signed contracts with Dutch public transport operator EBS for 31 Ebusco 3.0 13.5-meter buses and with Svealandstrafiken in Sweden for 13 18-meter Ebusco 3.0 buses. EBS in the Netherlands is a new customer for Ebusco and the Swedish order is a follow-up order and already the third Swedish contract this year. The delivery of these buses is planned for end 2023.
The Ebusco 3.0 13.5-meter for EBS is a new addition to the line-up of the Ebusco 3.0 and reaches the maximum length on one rear axle. The buses that EBS will operate include an all-electric heating system. The typical Ebusco 3.0 lightweight design makes it possible to offer 49 seats for regional transport and additional standing places for urban transport. EBS is an ambitious Dutch public transport operator and is currently active in three regions
of the country: Waterland, Voorne-Putten & Rozenburg, and Haaglanden Streek. The company has at this moment approximately 1,000 employees and will grow within one year to more than 2,000 employees as a result of won contracts in IJssel-Vecht and Zaanstreek-Waterland. EBS will operate over 500 electric buses by the end of 2023.
In Sweden Ebusco will deliver 13 Ebusco 3.0 18-meter city buses to Svealandstrafiken. They will start operating in 2023 in Örebro Län. Svealandstrafiken is responsible for bus services with more than 65,000 passengers daily. This new order for Ebusco represents a follow-up order after Svealandstrafiken already placed an initial order for 23 18-meter buses in June. In addition, the contract also includes an option for the purchase of 5 additional 18-meter buses with delivery time no later than the end of 2025.