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Bosnia's Sarajevo Canton invites bids for supply of 25 new trolleybuses

Bosnia's Sarajevo Canton invites bids for supply of 25 new trolleybuses Author: Michał Huniewicz Licence: CC by 2.0

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 18 (SeeNews) - Bosnia's Sarajevo Canton is inviting offers for procurement of 25 new low-floor trolleybuses and related post-sales services, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said.

Sarajevo Canton's traffic ministry intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from, or grant administered by the EBRD to finance the project, the bank said in a tender notice published on Wednesday. 

The contract is expected to start on November 18 and last for about 8 to 16 months.

The total value of the procurement is 15 million euro ($16.8 million), the government of Sarajevo Canton said in a press release. 

The new trolleybuses will be fitted with advanced charging systems, passenger counters, accesses for disabled people, air conditioning, heating and LED lights.

They will also have state-of-the-art electrical equipment, produced in compliance with the current European standards. They will use eco-friendly engines requiring minimal maintenance.

($ = 0.890395 euro)

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