1,000 of the 1,600 Blueline buses being phased out will be leased by DTC
Shivani Chaturvedi | December 8, 2010
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has been asked to hire 1,000 Blueline buses that are being removed from the roads. The transport department has asked the DTC to hire those buses which are operating for not more than five to six years, as they will be comparatively in a better condition. The DTC will provide conductors for these buses however drivers have to be arranged by the owners.
As the buses are being hired on rental basis, the owners will be given payment on per km basis, said a senior DTC officer.
The Delhi government has taken the decision to phase out 1,600 private buses and the DTC has been asked to hire the buses so as to accommodate the drivers who otherwise will become jobless.
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