Sunday 25 Aug, 2019

E-bus of KSRTC comes to Thiruvananthapuram

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Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC has been in talks with Chinese company BYD for conducting an electrical bus service in the state on an experimental basis.

The e-Bus will begin running from 18th of this month. The test runs for 15 days. The bus will be operated for five days in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode.

KSRTC MD Tomin Thachankari and the Executive Director of BYD India Pvt Ltd's Shang Cheksu signed on Monday after a meeting.

The conductor will be with the KSRTC and the driver from the company. The bus with a 40 push back seat also has a camera and global positioning system.

The buses were constructed by Chinese company BYD and Indian company Goldstone Infratech. It will ride 360 kilometers for four hours of charging.

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