Tata Motors on December 3 delivered 60 electric buses to Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited (AJL).
The ultra-urban 9/9 AC buses were flagged off at Sabarmati River Front Event Centre, Ahmedabad, by Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Bhupendra Patel, and Mr Kiritkumar Parmar, Mayor of Ahmedabad, in the presence of dignitaries from Gujarat Government, AJL and Tata Motors.
The 24-seater zero-emission buses have been supplied under the FAME-II initiative by means of a Gross Cost Contract (GCC) with AJL and will run on Ahmedabad’s Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridor.
Tata Motors will also be setting up required charging infrastructure and support systems to ensure smooth functioning of the buses.
According to AJL, the new buses will cater to the new developing areas of Ahmedabad city and the new airport route.
Mr. Rohit Srivastava, Vice-President, Product Line – Buses, Tata Motors, said, “The delivery of these buses will further cement our fruitful association with AJL and foster eco-friendly mass mobility in Ahmedabad.”