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* India - DTC takes 270 old buses off road, more to be scrapped
(Photo: Old buses stand at Ghaziabad)
New Delhi,India -The Times of India -7 June 2014: -- Delhiites may soon find themselves facing a longer wait to catch a bus as Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has started the process of phasing out its entire fleet of standard-floor or 'yellow' buses even as the national capital grapples with an acute shortage of buses... "From April till date, 270 standard-floor buses have been scrapped and more are set for scrapping as operational costs are very high for these vehicles," said a DTC official speaking on condition of anonymity. With 270 standard-floor buses off the roads, the number of DTC buses has come down to 5,040 from around 5,200 earlier...
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