DNA | Last Modified - Aug 01, 2011, 02:39 AM IST
Jaipur: Around 280 low-floor buses waiting for proper maintenance, will get some relief.
In a bid to maintain them, the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) has acquired and installed an automatic machine, which has started working at the Sanganer bus depot from Sunday.
According to RSRTC officials, pile of dusts has been the primary reason for the break-down of the buses more often on the roads leaving passengers fuming as these buses have not been cleaned for almost 13 months since their launch.
Now the machine will regularly clean them and the mechanical snags are expected to be minimised. Also the glasses will no longer be dirty.
A RSTS official said, "The regular washing and cleaning with the machine will be helpful to keep the buses neat and clean. We have started cleaning these buses from Sunday at Sanganer depot.” About Rs 15 lakh has been spent on the purchase of the machine, he added.
Meanwhile, the Jaipur city transport service limited (JCTSL) has also decided to run and maintain the buses on public contract. The reason behind the move is reportedly growing financial losses for operating these buses.