New electric bus for Valparaiso is stuck in test run

This Monday the test tour was carried out for one of the new electric buses (brought from Santiago) in Valparaíso after the announcement of a new tender for the major public transport system. However, the machinery was trapped in Cerro Concepción.
At the time of the incident, the authorities present had to occupy a huincha to measure if the bus could continue on its way. The event occurred in a place where collective locomotion of this type has never passed through the place.
The test corresponds to an improvement of public transport in the port city, which was announced by government authorities, as well as the regional governor of Valparaíso, Rodrigo Mundaca, and the mayor of the commune, Jorge Sharp.
Credits: Agencia Uno
The new tender of the major public transport system brings electronic payment of the fare, improvement in frequencies, added to the time extension, added to the arrival of about 2,100 buses by 2025.
The Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Juan Carlos Muñoz, indicated that the buses will arrive gradually over the next few years and there will be a process of renewal of about 100 buses from standard to electric.

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