Starting today new diesel (Euro 5) buses will appear in the Georgian cities of Telavi and Gori, which will be the first municipal transport system in the history of both cities, announces the government of Georgia.
Twenty-five new buses will serve passengers in Gori, while five new busses will make their debut in Telavi.
The Municipal Development Fund has given the modern buses to Gori and Telavi as part of the Urban Transport Enhancement Programme of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Five more buses will be added to the new bus fleet in Gori in the nearest future. At this stage the buses will serve passengers for free", reads the press-release published by the government of Georgia.
As for Telavi, the city will receive 20 new busses next year.
With the support of EBRD 183 buses have been purchased for seven cities in Georgia:
The government of Georgia says that 126 buses have already been given to municipalities.