Turkish company to supply 300 new buses to Azerbaijan

Business Materials 21 November 2018 08:56 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 21

By Huseyn Veliyev - Trend:

Azerbaijan's Baku Transport Agency will purchase 300 new buses, the State Service for Antimonopoly Policy and Consumer Rights Protection said in a message.

Turkish company BMC Otomotiv ve Sanayi Ticaret A.S. has been chosen the supplier (via tender), and a contract worth over 141.8 million manats was signed on November 16, 2018.

Baku Transport Agency is a legal entity that regulates and controls passenger transport in the territory of Baku.

Presently, 41 carriers (28 legal entities and 13 individuals) operate in the public bus network of Baku. Some 150 bus routes operate in Baku and its surroundings, and the number of the bus fleet is 2,021.

Non-cash payment via BakiKart system is being offered in 500 buses operating on 25 routes.

($1 = 1.7 AZN on Nov. 20)


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