Mumbai gets 25 new hybrid buses

Updated on Jun 09, 2017 10:37 AM IST

Mumbai city news: The buses will be plied between the BKC and Bandra, Kurla and Sion railway stations.

The BEST will operate the day-to-day service.(HT)
The BEST will operate the day-to-day service.(HT)
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will soon introduce hybrid bus service in the Bandra Kurla Complex. The MMRDA, BEST and TATA officials on Thursday supervised the first bus of the 25-buses’ lot and approved it to be technically fit to ply the same on the route. The BEST will operate the day-to-day service. The buses will be plied between the BKC and Bandra, Kurla and Sion railway stations.

TATA will supply five buses every month to be plied on the stretch. The sitting capacity of each bus is 31 and the standing capacity is 28.

The minimum fare will be Rs.15 and maximum fare will be Rs.25.

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    Swapnil Rawal is Principal Correspondent with the Hindustan Times. He covers urban development and infrastructure. He had long stints with leading national dailies and has experience of over a decade in journalism.

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