Irizar wins contract for 29 ie tram buses in Orleans

Orleans Métropole  in France has selected Irizar e-mobility to supply 29 Irizar ie tram electric buses. The agreement is part of Orléans Métropole’s strategy for a fully electric public transport system by 2025.  

The ie buses will be 12m long and they have a range of 220km. The delivery of the first units is planned for mid-2021 to operator Keolis.

The contract consolidates Irizar’s presence in France, where it set up three BRT projects last year, in Amiens, Aix-en-Provence and Bayonne. Marseille and Le Havre also have Irizar e-mobility electric vehicles.