Starting from 2021, Moscow will stop buying diesel buses for passenger transport fleet, Moscow Transport said on July 1, adding that the Russian capital is a leader among European capitals in eco-friendly surface transport fleet. By the end of 2021 there will be 1000 electric buses on duty. “Starting this year, by the decision of the Mayor of Moscow, we will not buy diesel buses, except for transportation in a special mode.

Only electric buses,” Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport Makim Liksutov said. “We will also install about 200 electric charging spots a year for the development of personal electric transport,” he added