eThekwini unveils new multi-million rand bus fleet

eThekwini unveils new multi-million rand bus fleet

Bright, shiny new buses are set to reduce traffic congestion in Durban, says the eThekwini Municipality.

eThekwini bus fleet

It will unveil a new multi-million rand bus fleet in Umlazi, south of the city on Saturday. 

50 state of the art buses adds to the current fleet and will cover all eThekwini's routes.

The fleet arrived two months ago and was housed at the Durban Depot as final arrangements of a municipal entity to run the vehicles were being processed.

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Municipality spokesperson, Msawakhe Mayisela says they are hoping the new fleet will spur on more residents to gravitate towards public transport. 

"With these buses that have got the best technology at their disposal, we think to a larger extent it is going to revolutionize the public transport system in the city and spur quite a number of people to move towards using public transport and help us ease traffic congestion that is plaguing our road infrastructure."

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