(By webwire.com)

Norwegian public transport operators are increasingly choosing Scania as a supplier of buses and related services. Order bookings so far this year amount to 235 buses and coaches, which is an all-time-high. The success is due to a combination of comfortable and reliable buses, which can be operated using alternative fuels including hybrid drive, and services that guarantee low operating cost and high capacity utilisation of vehicles.

It became clear that 2014 will be a record year after Scania in Norway signed an agreement for delivery of a total of 99 buses and coaches in city and intercity configurations to a consortium of operators in the Eastern Norway region (Østlandet) The order includes city buses of the Scania Citywide LE model and the intercity coaches Scania OmniExpress and Scania Higer A30.

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