Green bus made by Shenzhen company
The green straddle bus that allows vehicles to pass underneath to lessen traffic congestion, was designed and manufactured by a Shenzhen company. The bus made by South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corp. Started making the bus and is expected to hit the roads for a trial run in Beijing Mentougou District by the end of the year.
The bus measures 6 meters wide, 10 meters long and 4 to 5 meters tall, can accommodate passengers in its upper deck and vehicles under 2 meters can pass underneath. The bus will have a maximum speed of 60 km/h and hopes to lessen traffic jams by 20 to 30 percent. the construction of the bus will be cheaper and more eco friendly than standard buses since it will be powered by electricity and solar energy. Tracks for these buses will cost around 50 million yuan to make 10 percent cheaper than constructing subway tracks.