No.1 Bus in Urban Area is Changed as New Pure Electric Vehicle
20 New Buses Come into Operation
Journalist learned on August 22 from Municipal Public Transportation Company that, in order to promote public transport capacity in urban area and provide higher-quality public transport service for citizens, No.1 bus was changed as new pure electric bus from August 22. Personnel of the company introduced that, newly-changed electric bus would be bigger, more comfortable and more environmental than the old bus.
Information shows that, 20 new No.1 buses will be put into operation in total with operation line unchanged: Railway Station- Logistics- Heping Street- Xiaogan Industry School- Tiyu Road- Bali Street- Jiaotong Road- Guangrong Road, Yuji Shopping Mall- Culture Road- Municipal Maternal and Child Health Hospital- People’s Square- Telecommunications Office- Houhu- Bus Company- Xiaogan No.1 Technician Training School- Wang Kiln.
Ticket price is adjusted: 2 yuan for cash and 1.8 yuan for card swiping. Operation time is 6:00-21:00 with a shift beginning every 3 minutes in peak period and every 5 minutes in normal period.