Upgrading of Yangon Circular Railroad Commence in October

The Secretary of Yangon Region Transportation Authority (YRTA) Dr. Maung Aung has said that upgrading of Yangon circular railroad will commence in October. Speaking at a seminar on sustainable metro systems held at the Sule Shangri La Hotel on July 11, he also said there may be more crowding due to the work and an […]

New buses will run 20 routes

New Chinese buses bought by Yangon regional government will run on 20 bus routes operated by the Yangon Urban Public Transport Company (YUPT), according to Dr Maung Aung, secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authority. “The new buses will be added mostly at bus routes operated by the YUPT. We will add some buses to […]

Pre-1995 Model Cars to be Deregistered

Following up the deregistration of 20-year-old buses, pre-1995 and 1995 model cars in Yangon will continue to be swapped, said U Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon Region, at a transferring ceremony of China-made buses on 10th June at People’s Square and Park. A slip for family-use cars is being issued in return when […]

1,000 new YBS buses to hit YGN roads

Yangon Bus Service (YBS) is expanding its ride service with the addition of 1,000 new buses within the next two weeks, according to an announcement by the Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) in Friday’s editions of The Mirror Daily. The Yangon region government purchased 500 new buses from China Yutong company and 500 buses from […]

Yangon plans airport-downtown shuttle service

Authorities are working on setting routes for a shuttle service business between Yangon International Airport and downtown Yangon. With new buses imported from China, the service will be placed into operation soon, said Dr Maung Aung, Secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authorities. An agreement to buy 1,000 new city buses for the roads of […]

1,000 Buses ordered from China

​​ Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA) has ordered 1,000 buses, costing US$56,000 each, from China to be used by the Yangon Bus Service (YBS), Dr Maung Aung, secretary of the YRTA said. The ordered buses will arrive in Myanmar at the end of April. Another 2,000 buses will be ordered from China after the arrival […]

YBS’ Nascent Progress for Yangon’s Populace

Old buses currently operating under the YBS Bus Lines System will be replaced by new buses in three months, said Dr. Maung Aung, secretary of Yangon Region’s Transport Supervision Authority. “New vehicles made in Korea and China will replace the old buses plying currently in Yangon. Air conditioning, GPS systems and other necessary equipment will […]

Taxi surveys to be compiled in the third week of December

A survey on taxis currently running in Yangon Region will be conducted starting from the third week of December, according to the Yangon Transport Authority. After turning in the survey to City Taxi, the vehicles will be handled by a company and a GPS system will be installed in the taxis so that they are […]

Bidding to be Opened Soon on Bus Supply for BRT Lite

The Yangon Bus Public Company is reportedly planning to buy 100 more buses in BRT (bus rapid transport system) and tenders will be invited in the third week of November. The buses have to be made in Korea and slated to arrive in December. The invitation to tender to purchase about 100 buses will be […]