The Delhi government recently approved the launch of 1,500 low-floor electric buses in the Delhi public transport fleet. Of these 1,500 buses, 100 will start running on the streets by Tuesday. The Chief Minister of Delhi is all set to flag off the batch of 100 electric buses on Tuesday. The Aam Aadmi Party-led government has announced free travel on these buses.
Environment-Friendly Public Transport
The first batch of 100 low-floor electric buses will start on Tuesday for the next three days. The government has announced that d can travel on these buses without paying any fees. Delhi Transport Corporation’s first electric bus was inaugurated in January by Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal. He had said that this was just the beginning of an era of eco-friendly public transport and more than 2000 of them will be seen in the city soon in the next few years.
Electric buses in Delhi
Delhi Transport Corporation’s first electric bus had kneeling ramps for disabled passengers, pink seats for women, and zero tailpipe emissions. The bus is equipped with CCTV cameras, 10 panic buttons, a siren, command center and two-way command center. Mundela Kalan and Rohini Sector 37 are two electric bus depots to house these vehicles.