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Fate of Yangon Water Bus depends on public

The success of Yangon Water Bus solely rests on whether the public uses it, said U Maung Aung, secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authority Group (YRTA). The first phase of the implementation of Yangon Water Bus started on October 7. It is operated by Tint Tint Myanmar Company following a three-month delay due to […]

Water Bus to launch on 7 October 2017

a href=”https://youtu.be/pCvYiQYDHcE” target=”_blank”> AFTER a four-month delay, the new water taxi system is going to officially run on October 7, said Ko Tun Naing Lin, a spokesperson of Tint Tint Myanmar Company. The press conference for the water taxi was held in last May with hopes for the route to start in early June. But […]

Yangon Water Bus service in the pipeline

Tint Tint Myanmar Company will begin operating the Yangon Water Bus service soon, announced company chair Tint Tint Lwin on her Facebook. “I would like to thank the regional chief minister, ministers, MPs and departmental officials for giving me necessary advice for the launch of Yangon water bus service,” she wrote. The company is ready […]

Two catamarans from Australia arrive for Yangon Water Bus service

The vessels arrived Tuesday at Yangon’s Nanthidar Jetty for government inspection, according to the official Facebook page of Yangon Water Bus service which is owned and operated by the Tint Tint Myanmar Company. The K37 billion Yangon Water Bus project will run along the Yangon River, the Hlaing River, the Nga Moe Yeik creek and […]

Water Buses in Yangon to be Equipped with GeoGuard GPS System

The Yangon water buses that will run in Hlaing river and Ngamoe Yeik creek will be equipped with the GeoGuard GPS system as an added safety measure, a senior company official said. The GeoGuard GPS system is a European technology introduced in the country by Secured Nation Co. Ltd, according to Daw Tint Tint Lwin, […]

No green light yet for Yangon’s water bus operations

The water bus system was to service the routes along the Hlaing River, the Nga Moe Yeik Creek and the river near Thanlyin Township, according Ko Tun Nai Lin of the Tint Tint Myanmar company which won the tender to operate the system. “At present, we already constructed the jetties. But we are waiting for […]