Ruter’s hydrogen buses quickly again in operation
The general public transport firm in Oslo, Ruter, will quickly be working its hydrogen buses once more. They’ve been out of service for the reason that filling stations have been closed after an explosion in Sandvika.
The hydrogen station at Rosenholm, southeast of Oslo, has each a unique technical design and provider. There’s, due to this fact, no cause to consider that there’s an elevated threat linked to working the station, Ruter emphasises. Nevertheless, the station was closed for a routine and extraordinary security evaluation previous to continued operation.
Routes determined to renew operation of the station on Monday.
“There are a complete of 5 hydrogen buses in operation in Oslo. The closing of the hydrogen station at Rosenholm has not resulted in lowered gives to prospects, because the buses have been changed with different buses, with different gas sources. The beginning-up of the hydrogen station will take a while, and we anticipate the hydrogen buses to return to regular operation subsequent week,” in line with Ruter.
It’s the firm Air Liquide that owns the hydrogen station at Rosenholm. The corporate has, along with Ruter, ensured that every one routines and security measures are in place and functioning as meant.
Explosion at Uno-X in Sandvika
The hydrogen station of Uno-X at Kjørbo in Sandvika blew sky-high on June 10th this 12 months. The hydrogen firm NEL is the provider of many of the know-how on the filling station. NEL is at present assessing all of its filling stations in Europe. They’re aiming for a reopening within the third quarter, in line with a earlier press launch.
The investigations after the explosion present wrongly inserted plug on the hydrogen tank brought about hydrogen to leak out, in line with Teknisk Ukeblad.
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