AACA will receive 150 Sheger City buses by the coming May and they will begin rendering modern transport service for the residents.
By Amare Asrat |
Addis Ababa (FBC)―Some 150 Sheger City buses will begin rendering transport service in Addis Ababa City Administration (AACA) next May, according to the administration’s road and transport bureau.
Yabebal Addis, head of the bureau, the administration had concluded an agreement with Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) to buy 300 buses at a cost of 1.1 billion birr.
The administration will receive 150 Sheger City buses by the coming May and they will begin rendering modern transport service for the residents, he said.
The remaining 150 Sheger City buses will commence operation next Ethiopian fiscal year, he added.
The buses have global positioning systems (GPS) as well as security cameras and are conducive for persons with disabilities, pregnant women and children.
The 42 seat buses can accommodate more than 100 commuters, it was noted.
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