Mumbai: Mumbai got its first AC Mini Buses on Monday. The 21-seater buses have been included in the BEST fleet with an aim to provide last-mile connectivity to lakhs of passengers across Mumbai and its suburbs. Some of these 21-seater vehicles could operate as conductor-less buses on few office-going routes.A total of 400 AC Mini Buses are being added into the BEST fleet and they will arrive in batches. At present, there will be only 6 buses. Their next lot will arrive only after the assembly elections in the state. The BEST plans to run these buses outside some of the busy station areas such as Prabhadevi, Lower Parel, Malad and Goregaon besides deploying a significant number of buses on CSMT-Fort-Nariman Point and on Churchgate-Nariman Point-Cuffe Parade areas.
Bureau News, Kokan Now, Mumbai.
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