Mumbai To Launch Iconic Double-Decker Electric Buses From January 14

At least 10 double-decker e-buses will be rolled out on January 14, 2023, and the fleet will be gradually increased to 50 in the first phase, BEST general manager Lokesh Chandra said.

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Power Supply and Transport (BEST) will send off its superior e-transport administration this month and carry out two-layer e-transports in January 2023, an authority said.
The endorsements for two-layer e-transports are in the last stages and will be finished soon, BEST senior supervisor Lokesh Chandra told media people on Friday.

Somewhere around 10 two-layer e-transports will be carried out on January 14, 2023, and the armada will be steadily expanded to 50 in the main stage, he said.

In the not-so-distant future, the BEST has chosen to send off its superior single-decker e-transport administrations, for which travelers will actually want to hold their seats through an application, the authority said.

The vehicle authority likewise plans to begin taxi administrations with 500 electric vehicles by June one year from now and has proactively drifted tenders for it, he said.

Individuals can book these taxis through the Chalo application, which is right now being utilized for tagging and live following of its transports, the authority added.

The BEST gives transport administration to Mumbai and its encompassing regions and has an armada of around 3,500 transports, including in excess of 400 e-transports.

The vehicle authority has 45 non-AC two-layer diesel transports in its armada. Yet, they will be steadily rejected in 2023-24, at the finish of their codal life.