Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) on Wednesday detailed the dispersion and new routes planned for the much anticipated minibus service.
The buses procured for the Raajje Transport Link (RTL) will be used in the capital city Male’, Addu City, Fuvahmulah City and Isdhoo-Kalaidhoo and Fonadhoo-Gan of Laamu Atoll.
Twelve mini buses are to be utilized for internal transport within the capital city while an additional 12 will be dispatched to Addu City, 7 to Laamu Atoll and 5 for Fuvahmulah City. Male’ City will have two routes, bus routes in Addu City within the connected islands by will be increased to 4 additional routes while 4 routes will also be added for Hulhumeedhoo. Eight buses are allocated for the Hithadhoo-Feydhoo route while 4 are for Hulhumeedhoo.
A total of 36 buses were shipped to Maldives on Saturday with the 5 remaining minibuses expected to arrive by the end of July 2022. MTCC’s mini buses have the passenger capacity of 25 people, with 20 seats and special arrangements for people with disabilities.