Yesterday, the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service was resumed following a month-long inspection by the experts. Earlier today, a bus plying on the corridor broke down on Sunday and the passengers traveling in it have to be shifted to another one.
According to the details, the BRT service was suspended in mid-September due to rising incidents of fire eruption on the buses. The company experts were then asked by the provincial government to conduct an audit of the buses and after a review, the service was resumed on Saturday.
Umair Khan Spokesperson Trans Peshawar played down the recent incident and said that minor faults in operations were not unusual, adding fault obstructing the operation would be fixed on a top priority without any delay.
He further added that an issue was developed in the clutch and that has been fixed now.
According to Umair Khan, BRT Peshawar was a milestone project of the government, adding that Trans Peshawar believed in providing the best transport services to the citizens.
He stated that Trans Peshawar experts and bus company experts were on toes to resolve any issue, which may occur.
It is relevant to mention here that no unlicensed person or vehicle is allowed inside the main corridor route of BRT.
The spokesperson advised people to follow all rules and regulations in the best interest of the public.