The governor of Almaty checked the tempo of a new bus depot construction
During the working visit, the governor of Almaty Bauyrzhan Baybek checked the construction tempo of a new bus fleet which would make the service of 200 buses on gas and also inspected new buses bought to update the route No. 99.
The director of the SEC “Almaty” Mukhit Azirbayev told that the construction of a car park in Alatau district finished by 60%. The buildings of the technical service center, car washes, control rooms, dormitories have already been built; interior decoration is being carried out.
After commissioning, about 650 new jobs will be created. Already purchased gas filling equipment. Completion of work is scheduled for early summer of the current year.
On the same day, the head of the metropolis was presented the project of building a bus fleet for 130 buses of the Batu Travel company. The amount of private investment in the project is about 1.3 billion tenge. The car park will be built in Alatau district. Thus, near the Industrial zone a kind of cluster of enterprises for the maintenance and maintenance of the city’s public transport is laid.
During the working visit, Bauyrzhan Baybek inspected Golden Dragon buses. CityBus fleet bought them to update the route No. 99.
New three-door low-floor buses equipped with air conditioning, electronic scoreboards, surveillance cameras and meeting the Euro-5 environmental standard will leave for the route between the md. Aigerim and Kok-Tobe are already this Saturday.
In order to develop business, they decided to move to Almaty, because there is not just a bigger market here. We saw that we were able to create a favorable investment climate, and subsidies are provided for carriers, said Amangeldy Abdrakhmanov, a representative of CityBus LLP.
It should be noted that in the framework of the transport reform realized in Almaty in 2018 almost 500 new buses started its service along the city routes. This year, an additional upgrade of the city’s bus fleet is provided. In addition, another 200 new gas buses will be bought at the expense of Almatyelektrotrans LLP.
Source: Official Internet Resource of Almaty City