Scania and GAZ Group deliver 120 buses to Mosgortrans for Moscow
Scania goes from strength to strength supplying chassis on buses for Moscow’s public transport system. This is in cooperation with Russia-based commercial vehicle manufacturer, GAZ Group.
Apart from 709 buses delivered to Mostransavto for Moscow region and Sochi, Scania and GAZ Group are now delivering 120 Golaz Voyage buses to Mosgortrans to be used in Moscow.
Golaz Voyage is built on Scania’s 2-axle chassis with Euro 4 SCR engines. All 120 buses are equipped with the Swedish automaker’s Opticruise automatic gearchanging system. 50 of the buses are fitted with special equipment for disabled passengers.
“We are pleased to note the continued confidence in Scania’s bus technology,” says Hans Tardell, Managing Director of Scania Rus. “With even more buses in operation in Moscow, our workshops will benefit from a significant increase in business.”
Mosgortran, a state-owned company and among the larger public traffic operators in Europe operates bus, trolleybus and tram networks in the city of Moscow, transporting 5.5+ million passengers each day. Their present fleet consists of more than 5,300 buses, and 40,000 people are employed.