Electrification of urban bus systems in Münster

In Münster, an EcoMobility Alliance City, the demand for electric city buses is expected to grow in the coming years. The city’s focus on reducing emissions is very clear. Public transport will to contribute to a better environment in the city center. Thus, the city has opted to participate in the ZeEUS project.

The ZeEUS project will present practical information about electrification of urban bus systems. This will boost the much needed developments. VDL Bus & Coach participates in the project for the city of Münster in Germany. As a medium size city of 300,000 habitants, Münster os an ideal site for a demonstration of a high capacity (approximately 85 passengers) battery-bus with true fast charging. The VDL Citea Electric is optimally suited for this job and will be deployed on Münster’s bus-route 14. The two endstations of this route have fast charging stations. An extra fast charging station is available in the bus depot.

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