Five new trolleybuses "Admiral 6281", produced at the Engels plant of electric transport of the company "PC Transport Systems", went to St. Petersburg.
This is the second delivery under the current contract with the State Unitary Enterprise "Gorelektrotrans" of St. Petersburg. The first batch of five Admiral trolleybuses was officially handed over to the customer on May 28, 2020. These trolleybuses are already operating on route No. 13 of the Northern Capital.
“The Engels Electric Transport Plant works in accordance with the approved production plan,” comments Alexander Dubrovkin, General Director of PC Transport Systems LLC. - We are also working on the issue of organizing the final assembly of trolleybuses at our Nevsky Electric Transport Plant in St. Petersburg. Roughly test assembly of the trolleybus there will take place in the III-IV quarter of this year. It is important to understand that the Engels Electric Transport Plant will continue to weld and paint trolleybus bodies, as well as carry out the final assembly of the batch for St. Petersburg and other cities. "
The trolleybus "Admiral 6281" belongs to the most modern developments and has no analogues in the domestic market. In its creation, the designers of "PC Transport Systems" used non-combustible composite materials, aluminum alloys were used in the interior arrangement, including, to increase fire safety, installed new multimedia systems and integrated modern climate control systems that operate in automatic mode.
PC Transport Systems won the tender for the supply of trolleybuses to St. Petersburg in February 2020. 87 trolleybuses of the model "Admiral 6281" will go to the State Unitary Enterprise "Gorelectrotrans" of St. Petersburg by the end of 2020.
Trolleybus "Admiral 6281"
"Admiral 6281" is an updated 100% low-floor trolleybus, created taking into account the requirements of operation in modern cities: there are three wide doorways, spacious storage areas, modern design, and an ergonomic light interior. The Admiral 6281 trolleybus uses the best PC Transport Systems developments used in tram production: visibility, ergonomics, video control of passengers getting on and off, monitoring the traffic situation - everything that ensures maximum comfort and safety of passengers. Also, the trolleybus provides climate control and equipment for passengers with disabilities. In addition, the model is distinguished by the presence of an emergency autonomous running. The total passenger capacity is 96 people with 33 seats. The share of domestic components in the new model is 80%. The maximum design speed is 70 km / h. The first presentation of the innovative new generation trolleybus "Admiral 6281" took place on February 20, 2020 at the Engels Electric Transport Plant.
"PC Transport Systems" ("PC TS")
PC Transport Systems (PC TS) is a Russian developer and manufacturer of modern innovative urban electric transport. Established in 2013, the company specializes in the creation of 100% low-floor rolling stock. PC Transport Systems produces 8 models of trams, from 17 to 35 meters long, and 2 models of electric wheeled transport (trolleybus and electric bus). Today on the territory of the Russian Federation more than 480 tram cars manufactured by PC Transport Systems are effectively operating. Production sites of PC Transport Systems located in Tver, St. Petersburg and Engels allow producing up to 450 units of rolling stock annually.
Engels Electric Transport Plant
The Engels Electric Transport Plant is the third production site of PC Transport Systems, which was put into operation in September 2019. On December 19, 2019, the enterprise received a certificate of the quality management system according to the international standard ISO 9001, which certifies the environmental management system in relation to the design, production, supply, and after-sales service of products: tram cars, trolleybuses, electric buses. Number of employees: 230 people.