Maha CM launches 25 Hybrid Buses in Mumbai
Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis recently launched 25 Hybrid Buses for the residents of Borivali, Thane, Mulund and Kharghar
Fadnavis, while launching 25 hybrid buses said, “Today, Bandra-Kurla Complex is bustling with commercial activities and brings in people who prefer comfort. These buses are air-conditioned and very comfortable with many facilities such as wi-fi, USB connection, FM Radio etc. I am sure, these facilities will attract people who will be able to work from the buses and would be encouraged to leave their cars home to help environment.”
The environment-friendly buses, built by M/s Tata Motors, will run on four routes such as Borivali Railway Station (East); Hiranandani, Thane; MP Chowk, Mulund and Jalvayu Vihar, Kharghar towards Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra. While there will be five trips every 15 minutes from Borivali starting at 7.30 am, there will be four trips each starting at 7.30 a.m. from Thane, Mulund and Kharghar. The fare on these routes vary from minimum of Rs 63/- to the maximum of Rs110/-.
The buses that reach Bandra-Kurla Complex in the morning will then ply locally to-and-from Bandra Railway Terminus, Kurla Station (West), Sion. The fare on these local routes will vary between Rs.16/- to Rs.26/-. The government has also sanctioned 80 more buses for Mumbai.
While the shuttle service has started, the Point-to-Point service from Borivali, Thane, Mulund and Kharghar will start from Monday. The service will be available from Monday to Saturday.