Tags: Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation

Trial run of electric bus in Bengaluru kick started by BMTC

The maiden trial run of the first electric bus of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation began in the city on Thursday. Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi, who holds the transport portfolio, was part of the maiden ride from Shantinagar bus stand to Vidhana Soudha. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa who inspected the bus at the […]

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BMTC to buy electric buses, cancels tender, loses subsidy

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) on Saturday at board meeting decided to cancel earlier tender to lease electric buses. The corporation will now float fresh tender to procure 80 electric buses costing around 1.5 to 2 crore each. BMTC floated the tender in January last year to lease electric buses. The decision to procure […]

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BMTC looking for private players to run electric buses in the state: Report

The ambitious plan to runs electric buses in Bengaluru for public transport now depends on whether the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) can find private investors says a report. According to ET the transport corporation wants to take the public-private partnership route to procure 150 electric buses. BMTC MD V Ponnuraj speaking to the publication […]

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