AC buses proposed between Delhi and Noida, Greater Noida

October 5th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS  

Noida, Oct 5 (IANS) Those travelling between New Delhi and its neighbouring towns of Noida and Greater Noida can look forward to the comfort of air-conditioned buses that would also ease congestion on national capital region (NCR) routes and improve connectivity.The Uttar Pradesh Transport department plans to launch a new fleet of AC buses soon - a proposal that was discussed at a meeting Saturday in the Uttar Pradesh Sadan in New Delhi.

About 100 new AC low-floor buses would be introduced between Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Delhi.

“We are working on deciding the routes, fare structure, economic viability and the model of these buses,” said Uttar Pradesh Transport Commissioner Vinod Shanker Singh at the meeting attended by senior transport officials of the state and Delhi and private transporters.

“We have also invited suggestions from the private operators running similar service between these regions,” he added.

The high-end buses would be run on public-private partnership basis, the transport commissioner said.

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