Test run in the South of Hesse: E-Highway to delays before full operations

The first German electric Highway for the top line truck in the South of Hesse is to start with five vehicles to be fully operational. In the course of the begi

Test run in the South of Hesse: E-Highway to delays before full operations

The first German electric Highway for the top line truck in the South of Hesse is to start with five vehicles to be fully operational. In the course of the beginning of July to the beginning of the summer holidays, the load should not be all on the test track Frauke Werner of the project, conducting traffic authority Hessen Mobil, the German press Agency, said: "There was driver training." The man was in Corona-times online offer. Also, after an accident in January in a travel direction of the temporarily non-usable range on the A5 between Long and the city was repaired again.

On the busy line Hybrid can dock-truck for well over a year with a pantograph to the overhead contact line and power to refuel, to recharge the batteries. With the multi-year Test impact on traffic, environmental and economic aspects and the increase in expenses for the road maintenance depots should be investigated.

delays due to Corona

Actually, after the test launch in may last year, the special vices of the Volkswagen subsidiary Scania from Sweden should be supplied successively. This, however, was delayed recently by the Corona pandemic. So far, the catenary Hybrid truck drive two on the track.

The Federal Ministry for the environment has funded the five-Kilometer route with nearly 14.6 million euros. A further 15 million euros will flow in the data collections and evaluations. On the track with overhead lines by 2022, the five Hybrid is to collect truck data. This should be explored, such as in the future, the environment can be goods to be transported. Meanwhile, a second test track, in Schleswig-Holstein at the Start.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 12:20

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