The very first electric double-decker bus likely to be in public service of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport: Mumbai
It is expected that the very 1st double-decker electric buses are to be commissioned for the public in Mumbai this coming Sept, BEST Undertaking officials said on August 4th, 2022 Thursday. These prototype electric double-decker buses are just ready with all needed permissions & are expected to be on the ground at Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport. This currently has more than four hundred single-decker electric buses, anytime soon. The civic-run Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport has been awarded a contract to a private company for the supply of nine hundred electric buses in phases, with fifty % of these to be delivered by March 2023.
The very 1st electric double-decker buses are more likely to undergo some trials after delivery. So, this will be hitting the roads for the general public this coming September. The mail pvt manufacturing company has planned a grand event to showcase the bus in Mumbai today. It had nothing to do with Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport. However, the event has been canceled due to some internal issues.
The metropolis’ premier road transport undertaking shall be celebrating this anniversary on August 7, 2022, i.e. coming Sunday.
Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport more than thirty lakh passengers per day with a fleet of three thousand and seven hundred buses.