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Shenzhen Bus Group

Electric Bus Operation & Maintenance

30 Mar. > 7 Apr. 2021
Online, 8.00 CET time (UTC+2)
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UITP Academy is launching an online course on Electric Bus Operation & Maintenance, starting on 30 March and ending 7 April with Shenzhen Bus Group which has achieved full electrification.

This course features 9 interactive online sessions.

With most metropolitan areas targeting zero-emission environments, an increasing number of cities and transport companies are considering a fully electric solution for their urban bus network. In this context, the UITP Academy & Shenzhen Bus Group (SZBG) designed this training programme on Operations of Electric Buses offering a comprehensive overview on operation, maintenance and asset management of electric buses. This training will give an insight of urban bus networks, importance of building a sustainable infrastructure, recent technologies, using the data for the operation & maintenance and implementation efficient timetable and scheduling on your routes.

SZBG is the largest and oldest public transportation operator in Shenzhen, China. After achieving full electrification (operating 6,053 e buses) in 2018, SZBG has become the largest new energy public transportation operator in the world. SZBG also have started trialing our electric self-driving buses on open and mix-trafficked roads since 2017 with zero accidents to date.

The training and all training materials will be provided in English, and Simultaneous Interpretation (SI) from English to Chinese will be provided in this online training.

Reach your objectives

  • Adapt your operations for sustainable city
  • Introduce the electric solution, the different types of technologies and compare their benefits and drawbacks
  • Understand the different type of vehicles and required infrastructure to operate and maintain
  • Discover the products on offer and the mainstream technology options available, competition and maturity level of the suppliers
  • Understand how to develop an operational and charging strategy
  • Learn from experience on how to plan, implement and run electric bus lines successfully
  • Understand how technology and data management can help optimising your operations and charging
  • Learn from successful major electric bus project operation & maintenance
  • Listen the best practices from Asia, Africa and Europe

Why choose an online course?

  • Interact with public transport professionals from across the world
  • Be time efficient, with 9 sessions over a 2-week timespan
  • Flexibility to join the sessions from any location in the world, at work or at home

A top-level methodology

  • Participate in interactive online sessions which includes an introduction by course leaders and open discussions with participants
  • Apply your concepts during the online workshop
  • Exchange your current practices and experience with your peers
  • Each theme will be approached as followed:
    • Basic principles and conceptual approach
    • State of the art development and innovations
    • Good practices examples
    • Interactive exchange between participants and experts

UITP Training Programmes and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

Who is it for?
  • Project managers, engineers and other professionals eager to learn more about the technology, the implementation and the running of electric buses
  • Staff from public transport operators who works in operation and maintenance
  • Staff from the bus industry worldwide involved in the market uptake of electric buses
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on electric buses and eager to learn more from international best practice

A good level of English is a compulsory requirement to attend the training.

Inspiring trainers

Our skillful trainers are composed of international experts and professionals with extensive experience and knowledge in the strategic, operational, and technological areas of electric buses.

Join this online course
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