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Shenzhen Bus Group

Electric Bus Operations & Maintenance

13 > 21 Sep. 2022
Online, 8:00 CET time (UTC+2)
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An online course on Electric Bus Operations & Maintenance

Please note that registrations are closed because the course is fully booked.


UITP Academy is launching an online course on Electric Bus Operations & Maintenance, along with Shenzhen Bus Group (SZBG), an operator who has achieved full electrification. The course runs from 13 to 21 September and features 8 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, UITP Academy and Shenzhen Bus Group designed this training programme  on the operations of Electric Buses to offer  a comprehensive overview on the operations, maintenance and asset management of electric buses. This training will give you an insight into urban bus networks, the importance of building a sustainable infrastructure, recent technologies, and using data for the operation, maintenance, scheduling and implementation of efficient timetables on city routes.

Shenzhen Bus Group is the largest and oldest public transportation operator in Shenzhen, China. After achieving full electrification, with 6,053 electric buses in 2018, SZBG has now become the largest new energy public transporta operator in the world. SZBG have also been trialling electric self-driving buses on open and mix-traffic 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 during this online training.

Reach your objectives

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

Why choose an online course

  • Interact with public transport professionals from across the world
  • Be time efficient, with 8 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.

Registration is closed

For general enquiry, please contact [email protected]

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