GAZ and KAMAZ will supply Moscow with 839 diesel and electric buses in 2020

GAZ and KAMAZ will supply Moscow with 839 diesel and electric buses in 2020


Finmarket.- GAZ Group will supply Moscow with 328 diesel buses for 5.5 billion rubles and Kamaz with 511 electric buses, worth 6.5 billion rubles, according to the public procurement portal. The relevant agreements have been signed with the companies following two Mosgortrans tenders, for which no other company submitted applications.

Russian Buses of GAZ Group will supply Mosgortrans with 296 extra-large capacity low-floor urban buses, 16 large buses and one extra-large capacity bus with instructor cabin. The contract is worth more than 5.5 billion rubles and will be completed within the period of 1 February – 31 May 2020.

Kamaz, on the other hand, will supply Moscow with 462 large urban low-floor buses, 25 large buses with instructor cabins, 23 large buses with automated passenger flow monitoring systems (ASMPP) and 1 large bus with both instructor cabin and ASMPP.

The contract is worth over 6.5 billion rubles and the implementation period is between 1 July – 30 November 2020.

Both contracts include the training of drivers and repair personnel in the maintenance and operation of the vehicles.

GAZ Group is the largest bus supplier of Russia. The affiliate company Russian Buses is the main manufacturer of buses. The company manufactures a score of base models of all classes and purposes of buses. The main bus enterprises are PAZ – Pavlovsky Bus Plant in Nizhny Novgorod region in Pavlovo, and Liaz – Likinsky Bus Plant in Moscow region, in Likino-Dulevo.

Kamaz has introduced electric buses to the capital for the first time in 2018. The company has already signed two contracts for the supply of buses to the capital, providing the first batch of 100 electric buses and 31 charging stations in 2018. Moscow has received 100 more electric buses and an additional number of 38 charging stations this year. The manufacturer will be responsible for the maintenance of the electric buses and charging infrastructure for the next 15 years.