03 February 2010, Wednesday, 14:43
author: Lubov Kolokolova
The interregional scientific-technical conference “New technologies in development of electric transport: realities and prospects” is held in Ufa, “President-Hotel”, and it is dated to the 30th anniversary of the Bashkir trolley-bus plant. The conference is organized by the International Urban Electric Transport Enterprises Association, the public branch union of employers “The urban electric transport” and JSC “Bashkir trolley-bus plant”.
The deputy Minister of industry and external economic relations RB Guldar Kamalova, deputy of Russian State Duma Alexei Sabadash, the President of the International Urban Electric Transport Association Uri Gorlin and other officials take part in the forum.
More than 50 representatives of the enterprises, specializing in production of trolley-buses and trams, spare parts, components and materials for electric transport came to Ufa to join the conference. The main questions, discussed at the forum, concern the current state of electric transport in the country, its prospects and ways of modernization.
JSC “Bashkir trolley-bus plant” is considered one of the leading enterprises in the branch in Russia. At present time the plant produces four models of trolley-buses and 12 modifications. Participants of the conference will become acquainted with the models of the plant tomorrow, February 4, during the excursion to the plant. Besides, they intend to visit the municipal unitary enterprise “ELECTROTRANSPORT” (Ufa).