ELEVEN SOLARIS EURO 6D BUSES FOR CROATIA
Solaris Bus & Coach is to deliver 11 environmental friendly Solaris Urbino 12 buses to the picturesque city of Dubrovnik in Croatia. Commissioning the state-of-the-art low-floor buses made in Poland is operator Libertas Dubrovnik, which will receive the ordered vehicles in the middle of 2020. Delivery is just short before the tourist season starts and will help the city to manage the busy passenger traffic.
The order is worth a total of EUR 2,5 million. Solaris will fit the ordered buses with an economical and ecological 270 kW (367 hp) Euro 6d engine. The driveline will be completed by an automatic transmission featuring an economy program to reduce fuel consumption. The Solaris Urbino 12 in this configuration can carry up to 85 passengers, 24 of them will travel seated. Air conditioning and a passenger information system with internal LED displays are on board. In line with the expectations of the contracting authority, the progressive Solaris Urbino 12 will be also equipped with a video surveillance system with cameras monitoring not only the passenger compartment but also the road in front of the bus.
This is the first order for Solaris to deliver city buses of the Urbino family to Croatia. There is only one Solaris bus cruising the roads of the country at the Adriatic Sea, a Solaris InterUrbino 12.8 delivered to the city of Karlovac in 2014.