India: Tata Motors to Supply 200 Electric Buses in Jammu and Srinagar

Tata Motors has won a contract to supply 200 electric buses that will operate in the cities of Jammu and Srinagar as part of the Jammu Smart City project.

Under this contract, Tata Motors will supply 150 9-metre and 50 12-metre Starbus electric buses. The manufacturer will also operate and maintain these vehicles for a period of 12 years.

Tata Electric Buses
Tata Starbus electric buses are equipped with the latest technology and are designed for comfortable travel
Shri. Arun Mehta, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir, said:

“With a major paradigm shift towards clean public transport, the citizens of Jammu and Srinagar need a green mobility solution.

“We are happy to reinstate our association with Tata Motors for our public transportation needs. These electric buses will not only be a medium to commute, but will also be an enabler towards creating an eco-friendly Jammu & Kashmir.”

Tata Motors first supplied electric buses to the Jammu & Kashmir region in 2019, with the delivery of 40 electric buses.

Elsewhere in India, Tata Motors has also received orders to supply 1,500 electric buses to the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), 1,180 electric buses to the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) and 921 electric buses to the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC).

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