The Delhi authorities has inducted 100 low-floor AC CNG buses into its fleet, which had been flagged off by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday.
“All buses are geared up with the state-of-the-art expertise. They’ve ITMS (Intelligence Administration Transport System) put in which is built-in with CCTV and panic button. The panic button might be pressed throughout any emergency within the bus and the message will go straight to the management room. If police intervention is required, it is going to be related to the police management room as effectively,” the federal government knowledgeable.
All buses are GPS-enabled, and might be live-tracked to see whether or not they’re following the route or if there’s any deviation. The autos might be parked on the Ghumanhera depot.
On the flagging off ceremony, Kejriwal mentioned, “At the moment we’ve got launched 100 AC low-floor buses and they’re going to begin plying on Delhi roads from at this time. They are going to be stationed on the Ghumanhera bus depot and can largely function on rural routes. After this induction, a complete of 6,900 buses are working in Delhi. That is the very best fleet in Delhi until now… Across the Commonwealth Video games, there have been almost 6,000 buses.”
दिल्ली के सार्वजनिक परिवहन के बेड़े में आज से 100 लो-फ़्लोर AC CNG बसें भी जुड़ गई हैं जो बाहरी दिल्ली के घुम्मनहेड़ा डिपो से दिल्ली के ग्रामीण क्षेत्र में चलेंगी। आने वाले दिनों में कई CNG और इलेक्ट्रिक बसें भी आने वाली हैं। pic.twitter.com/IhBIPq3g5j
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“We’re nonetheless within the technique of procuring extra buses. Within the coming days, there might be CNG, DTC and electrical buses too, which might be inducted into the fleet. It’s a protracted course of to obtain the buses… it can’t occur in a single day. It takes time due to the tender course of and many others, and there was a serious scarcity after we shaped the federal government, and due to this fact, it has taken time to construct the fleet to this degree,” he mentioned.
Kejriwal mentioned the federal government was “dedicated to strengthening the bus transport system in Delhi” in order that they’re accessible at a better frequency.
Requested in regards to the induction of electrical buses, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot mentioned, “The primary prototype of the electrical bus has already reached Delhi. It’s on the IP bus depot. On Monday, that might be flagged off. One other 50 buses or so will come by the primary or the second week of February. We try to have round 300 electrical buses by April.”