The VDLs join three others already in KVG’s fleet
GERMANY Seven new 12m VDL Citea SLF citybuses have entered regular service with KVG (Kraftverkehrsgesellschaft mbH) in Braunschweig, Germany. They are operating in Salzgitter.
KVG already owns three VDL vehicles: an Ambassador ALE- 120/225 with Cummins EEV engine, a Citea SLF-120/310 with DAF EEV engine and a Citea CLE- 120/310 with a DAF EEV engine. For this latest order KVG specified Cummins EEV engines. Optional equipment fitted to the buses includes automatic fire extinguishing systems, climate control systems and reversing cameras.
KVG Braunschweig is based in Salzgitter-Lebenstedt. Its core business is passenger transport bus operations and it runs services in Salzgitter, Bad Harzburg, Wolfenbüttel and Helmstedt. It also provides regional transport services for the cities of Braunschweig and Wolfsburg and the municipalities of Goslar, Helmstedt and Wolfenbüttel. The line network has a total length of 1,335 km and includes 1,107 bus stops. The number of total passenger journeys on KVG in 2011 was around 12.9 million.