Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH (VHH)

VHH is the second-largest public transport company in Northern Germany headquartered in Hamburg. The public transport provider is a partner of Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV) and serves the Hamburg Metropolitan Region with its bus routes– from Wedel in the West of Hamburg to Lauenburg in its Southeast. The company has been relying upon an integrated solution from INIT since 2017 for their information infrastructure and more efficient mobility management.

Implementing eMOBILE-ITCS enables the integration of electric vehicles as well as monitoring and operations of all kinds of vehicles in one system.

Scope of the project


million passengers per year




bus routes

Project at a glance

  • Multi-tenant capable Intermodal Transport Control System (ITCS)
  • Multi-tenant capable electronic fare management system
  • On-board computers with integrated ticket printer incl. POS terminal
  • Erneuerung des analogen Betriebsfunksystems mit acht Basisstationen
  • Dynamic passenger information system
  • Connection to the central data hub of HamburgerVerkehrsverbund (HVV)
  • Monitoring and operation of electric vehicles with eMOBILE-ITCS (state of charge, range)


Klaus Janke

Executive Director