HCMC to replace old fleets by eco-friendly buses

The Public Transport Management and Operation Center will replace old buses with the CNG-powered vehicles, said center deputy director Ha Le An yesterday.

CNG-powered bus will be replaced for old vehicles in the city (Photo: SGGP)

CNG-powered bus will be replaced for old vehicles in the city (Photo: SGGP)

To improve the vehicle quality, 26 eco-friendly vehicles will be added to replace dilapidated ones from July 1; accordingly, the center will adjust the bus fleets which have shuttled between the Western Bus Station to Ga Crossroad Station.
The new fleets will travel from 4AM to 7PM every day.

As per the municipal Department of Transport, as of the time, 173 CNG-powered bus fleets travel in the metropolis. 

For next years, the program will replace 1,680 new CNG-powered buses with gradually 3,000 old ones. 

The new bus fleets will run in the route from Ben Thanh Market to Cho Lon Bus Station.


By QUOC HUNG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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