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Minsk's first electric bus tested in city December 26

The first electric bus took to Minsk streets on December 26. Residents of the south-eastern part of Minsk at Partyzanski praspiekt were the first to see the new vehicle.

The new kind of urban public transport is better than buses, trolleybuses and trams in all characteristics.

Soon 20 such vehicles will be added to the fleet of Minsk public transport. Their charge will be made at the last stops during five-seven minutes. The capacity of electric buses is more than 150 people.

The vehicle is equipped with video surveillance systems, the cabin has a socket for recharging phones, laptops and other devices.

At the end of the test drive the authorities will decide whether or not to ship the same vehicles to other major Belarus' cities.

Minsk's first electric bus tested in city December 26