Nobina of Sweden wins contracts worth $165 millionStaff writer ▼ | December 10, 2015
In a tender process in Finland, Nobina has won contracts to operate urban and regional traffic in Esbo and Helsinki on behalf of HSL, the Helsinki region PTA.
Transport Urban and regional traffic in Esbo and Helsinki
The decision of the Helsinki region PTA means that Nobina’s work is continuing.
“It is positive that HSL has given us a renewed vote of confidence to operate public transport. I am pleased with our continued market leading position in the capital region of Finland”, says Ragnar Norbäck, President and CEO of Nobina.
The new contracts cover 94 buses. Nobina will invest in 41 new buses, all of which have Euro 6-engines and some of which are lightweight buses with lower emissions and fuel consumption.
Under the contracts, there is a possibility to increase compensation through a high customer satisfaction level during the contract period.
“We are pleased with the result, which strengthens Nobina Finland’s possibilities to further improve public transport and the customer satisfaction rate in the HSL area.
“We look forward to also in the future, together with HSL, welcoming more, and more satisfied, customers to public transport”, says Tom Ward, head of Nobina Finland. ■