Pune: India’s leading electric bus operator, EveyTrans Private Limited, a MEIL group company, has launched the inter-city bus service under the brand name, “PuriBus,” between Pune and Mumbai. This Inter-city service operations began today. With the launch of the inter-city service, long-distance, zero-emission, noiseless and comfortable travel has become a reality.
The Indian government and state governments are encouraging the adoption of electric buses in the public transport system under FAME I and FAME 2 policy initiatives.
EveyTrans General Manager Sandeep Raizada, while mentioning the benefits of newly launched PuriBus said that PuriBus can cover up to 350 kms on a single charge, with zero-emission, making it an option for inter-city travel operators, leading to savings in the long run.
The Zero-emission, electric inter-city coach bus has a seating capacity of 45+Driver+Co-driver.The bus is aesthetically designed and offers utmost comfort to passengers. The AC E-bus designed for long-distance travel has comfortable and luxurious push back seats.
The bus has the latest TV and Infotainment system along with Wi-Fi ensuring a journey full of entertainment. Each seat has an in-built USB charger. The five cubic meter luggage space guarantees ample space for luggage.
This Electric bus offers a significant financial benefit to the inter-city bus operators due to its low maintenance and low running cost compared to a diesel bus. Olectra Greentech limited in India manufactures these buses. The buses are powered by Li-ion Phosphate batteries.
The bus has various safety features, including EU standard FDSS System with TUV certification, ADAS System (Advanced Driver Assistance System) and ITS System as per the Indian Regulatory requirement. In a crisis, there is a Panic Alarm System and Emergency Lighting System.
EveyTrans is operating E-buses successfully within multiple cities like Surat, Silvassa, Goa, Hyderabad, Dehradun, etc. With the addition of the PuriBus to our portfolio, we have once again proven our strong operational capabilities.