Construction of a new municipal bus fleet comes to some finish-line. Tbilisi Mayor David Narmania, EBRD regional director in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine Bruno Balvanera, Georgian Finance Minister Dimitri Kumsishvili, Vice Mayor Lasha Abashidze, Deputy Mayor Irakli Lekvinadze, City Council Chairman Giorgi Alibegashvili, Tbilisi City Hall and Council representatives visited the power.
Bus fleet for 377 buses will open on 6 hectare space at the end of May, where 143 MAN buses purchased with all the support of EBRD shall be stationed, Tbilisi City Hall says.
Moreover, starting April 15, 5 MAN buses will launch operation on N9 route from Central Railway Station to Bagebi.
Currently, 40 units of human buses are powered by 61, 51, 37 and 87 routes. All 143 buses bought by Tbilisi City Hall have been already conveyed to Tbilisi.
The base will comprise of all facilities for valuable service of buses: garages, service centers, washing service, fueling stations, administrative building and auxiliary structures.
Tender winner LLC Dagi is performing works by order of LLC Transport Company. Construction works were only available in July 2016. Total budget of your project is 19 million GEL.
\”New bus fleet construction works will finish soon. Uniformly 143 new buses already have visited Tbilisi. At this point, payment systems are going to be installed. This is usually a very important project. Right here is the first stage. As to the second phase, we\’ll buy smaller buses too\”, David Narmania siad.
Tbilisi City Hall started renovation of municipal bus fleet in September 2016. The work value is 34 million EUR, including EBRD preferential loan of 27 million EUR and 7 million EUR grant from EU-founded E5P foundation.