ELECTRIC BUSES * Australia: Sydney Airport investigates ones
* New South Wales - Electric buses for the airport
-- Sydney Airport has announced it is investigating the addition of electric buses to the airport’s parking and ground transport operations... The airport has invited Expressions of Interest from manufacturers in Australia and overseas to take part in an open tender for the supply of electric buses, to be used on the shuttle route between the T2/T3 precinct and the Blu Emu Car Park, according to Sydney Airport... Sydney Airport is advertising its electric bus tender in a number of publications in Australia, the USA, the UK, Europe and Asia, with interested parties required to register Expressions of Interest by 12 June... In 2014, more than 1.6 million passengers and airport workers were transported on the Blu Emu Car Park’s buses... Electric shuttle buses operate in Manchester and Nottingham in the UK and at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, while electric bus trials have taken place in cities as diverse as Los Angeles, Bangalore and Kuala Lumpur...
(Photo: Sydney Airport) -- Sydney, NSW, Australia - The FINANCIAL -11 May 2015