Launch of Six New Bus Router to Further Enhance the Public Transport Network

As part of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ commitment to enhancing the public transport services to residents and citizens, the Ministry announces that six new routes are now being operated by Bahrain Public Transport Company.

2 November, 2019

As part of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ commitment to enhancing the public transport services to residents and citizens, the Ministry announces that six new routes are now being operated by Bahrain Public Transport Company.

The upgraded network now features new connections and destinations including Bahrain Bay, Sitra, Karbabad, Nabih Saleh, the Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park, and Al Areen Wildlife Park which have been added in response to citizens’, residents’, and the Municipal councils’ requests and following comprehensive studies that aim in delivering an accessible and efficient public transport system that is at par with global standards and is in line with the country’s Economic Vision 2030.

Commenting on this occasion, Her Excellency the Assistant Undersecretary for Land Transport Affairs, Mrs Nada Yousif Abdulatif stated “The public bus network is one of the Ministry’s main strategic projects which aims to provide attractive and efficient alternatives to Bahrain’s transport demands. We are committed to continually upgrading the public transportation system in a sustainable manner to enhance the passenger experience.”

It is worth noting that the revamped public transport network was launched in 2015 and the past 12 months has seen a growth of 10%. Moreover, the Ministry is currently working on several developmental projects that aim to further improve the efficiency and quality of services provided.

For full details of the new routes and route changes please visit www.bahrainbus.bh

Land Transport
  • 8,087Total Aircraft Movement, Jun 2019
  • 811,884Total Passengers, Jun 2019
  • 22,465Total Cargo and Mail, Jun 2019
  • 1,012,769Monthly ridership, Oct 2019
  • 50,272,034Total Passengers (Feb 2015-Oct 2019)
  • 53,354General Cargo, August 2019
  • 37,394Container Throughput, August 2019
  • 80Total Vessels, August 2019
  • 99Percent Mobile network coverage
  • 57Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network
  • 90Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network

 

 

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