The new line will be a hyperlink among a quantity of important places in Muscat which includes most essential industrial centres and industrial institutions.
The new route will be: Azaiba bus station – Southern Azaiba – Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque – Oman Avenues Mall – Muscat Grand Mall – Panorama Mall – Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex – The Royal Hospital – Al Ansab – Falaj al Sham – Al Awabi – Misfah Industrial Area. Then, the bus will return on the identical path to the beginning point.
Buses on the new route will operate everyday at a frequency of each and every 30 minutes from 6am on weekdays and public holidays.
Passengers arriving from Ma’abela or Ruwi on Line 1 can get off at the Ghubra pedestrian bridge, then take the bus on Line 9 and go to Al Ansab. Passengers coming from Al Khuwayr on Line eight can get off at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, then take the bus on Line 9 and go towards Al Ansab. Passengers coming from Bausher on Line 12 can get off at The Royal Hospital or Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex and then take the bus on Line 9 and go to Al Ansab.
More than two.5mn passengers on all routes inside Muscat and foreign routes have been transported to the numerous governorates of the sultanate in the course of the initial half of this year at a price of a lot more than 14,000 passengers per day.
The bus transport inside the city has been especially developed to meet the specifications of the nature of the roads in the sultanate and is characterised by low expense in terms of fuel and upkeep and the ease and speed of boarding the buses. In addition to offering free of charge space for households and ladies as effectively as transportation solutions for individuals with particular requirements, free of charge Wi-Fi is obtainable on all buses.
Mwasalat calls on every person to use public transport buses simply because of its financial, social and environmental significance.
Information Source: Muscat Daily