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Burj al Sahwa to be transformed into world-class transport hub

Burj al Sahwa to be transformed into world-class transport hub

Muscat – 

The location about Burj al Sahwa will be transformed into a main public transport hub in the capital. Spread more than, 42,000sq m, the hub will provide state-of-the-art facilities, ranging from AC bus stations, restaurants, tourist facilities, automobile rentals, cash exchanges and details centres amongst other individuals.

To be constructed in partnership with the private sector, the hub will connect passengers coming by means of numerous inter-city routes as nicely as buses connecting Muscat International Airport.

Asyad Group has invited investors to submit proposals for the improvement of a transport hub to be constructed beneath style, develop, finance and operate programme.

The final date to gather the tender document is October 31 and the final date to submit the proposal is January 30, 2020. Work is anticipated to commence in the middle of 2020.

 

An artist’s impression of the program to create the Burj al Sahwa location

 

According to Asyad, the facilities to be provided at the integrated transport hub will contain parking for buses, facilities for individuals with disabilities, ticket booking offices, renewable power for operations, shops and beverage vending machines.
Apart from buses, the hub will also have stations for taxi solutions, which will aid contribute to decreasing visitors jams.

The integrated project will be crucial for the public transport method in the sultanate. It will be a essential centre and a main hub in connecting numerous public transport lines among Muscat governorate and other governorates, and a meeting point for travellers arriving and departing to and from the governorate as nicely as connecting it to Muscat International Airport.
The public transport station will contain designated locations for individuals to park their automobiles on a extended-term basis so that they can use public transport for their onward journeys.

The infrastructure of the terminal will be tailored to have intelligent transportation systems such as digital displays for details for the arrival and departure instances of buses, public transit lines and ticket rates.
The public transport station will be developed to world-class requirements to make sure the security and safety of the station’s customers with facilities like fire extinguishing systems, surveillance and alarm systems.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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