167 buses of Shuttle Bus and Iveco Urbanway will join the streets of Astana on the eve of the world specialized exhibition EXPO 2017. They will serve 7 new routes to be opened by the beginning of the exhibition, the press service of Astana akim informed.
"The routes differ in the minimum number of stops. On average there will be about eight of them. Daily carrying capacity will exceed 80 thousand trips. The fare will be 150 tenge", - the press service said.
Routes No.503 (transport hub "Alay" - "Arnau" apartments), No.504 ("Dostar-1" apartments - Clinical and rehabilitation center), No.506 ("Kenmart" mall - "Kazanat" horse track) will appear on the streets of the city on May 27.
Routes No.500 (international airport - "Nurly Jol" railway station) and No.502 (railway station "Astana" - "Arnau" apartments) will start on June 1.
Routes No.501 ("Rakhmet" shopping and entertainment center - clinic-rehabilitation center) and No.505 (railway station "Nurly Jol" - "Arnau" LCD) will enter the streets on June 5.
Let us remind that the launch of night express bus routes on the eve of EXPO started in mid-April . According to the information of the passenger transport department of Astana, these routes will operate after the completion of the world specialized exhibition.
In addition, in early May, authorities of Astana reported that 12 more sections of streets in the city will have a special lane for the movement of public transport by June 1. The new special bus lanes will increase the length of streets allocated for the movement of buses up to 40.6 kilometers.
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