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Sr-citizens to have reserved seats in low-floor DTC buses

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 00:13

New Delhi: Senior citizens in the city will
no longer have to jostle for a seat in the swanky low-floor
DTC buses as government has decided to reserve some seats for
them.

Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said the
low-floor DTC buses will soon have seats reserved for the
senior citizens.

At present, each low-floor bus has four reserved seats
only for women. The general DTC buses have two reserved seats
for the senior citizens.

The DTC, which runs the world`s largest fleet of CNG
buses, have been procuring low-floor buses as part of its
efforts to modernise programme.

Officials said during next year`s Commonwealth Games, the
DTC will have a fleet of 5,000 low-floor buses.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 00:13

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