The Transport Board will have at least 50 buses on the road on Monday, and more will be added the following week to improve the service. The Board has been operating with 42 buses.
Garages that work for the Board have been put on notice by management that their output and turnover in the repair of units must be improved, especially for minor defects.
Plus, a plan has been agreed on with Simpson Motors, the exclusive authorised provider of Mercedes Benz parts which many of the buses use, to source parts to ensure the objectives will be met.
“Job number one is increasing the bus availability for commuters,” said new chairman of the Transport Board, Ian Gooding-Edghill. (SP)
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