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Posted On: 11 March 2008 07:32 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:08 pm

Mowasalat Buses go Battery Powered

Khalifa Al Haroon
Khalifa Al Haroon
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Preparations on for battery-powered buses web posted at: 10/03/2008 02:28PM Battery-Powered buses will start operations only after the Central Bus terminus is equipped with the mechanism to charge the vehicles. According to Anthony Tallant mass transit director Mowasalat efforts are under way to install machines for charging the buses at the central bus terminus, near Alfaradan centre " As soon as this is done we will pit the buses on the roads" he said, adding he expected the work to be completed by the end of this month. the company launched battery-powered buses at a glittering ceremony held at Golf Club last month . The buses are powered to between 120 and 150 km on a full battery. Anthony said construction of bus shelters, which is being carried out by a private firm, would be completed before the peak summer. At least 100 of them are being built in various parts of Doha and suburbs, he said. Construction of shelters in other towns would be taken up only after the work in doha was completed, he said