New buses will run on metro track. After pre-qualification, three companies were shortlisted for the contract. Vida Amiza Joint Venture, Turkish company Platform and Daewoo have been shortlisted.
Plans to run new buses on the track of Metro Bus Lahore, the lowest bid for the tender was given by Veda Amiza Joint Venture. In the evaluation report, it has been decided to tender the Vida Amiza Joint Venture for the lowest bid.
Vida Amiza Company submitted a tender to receive Rs. 304 per km per bus. The platform bid Rs 324.5 per km per bus while Daewoo tendered for Rs 355 per km.
The Mass Transit Authority has set August 30 as the deadline for receiving reservations. The tender to run the new metro buses after August 30 will be awarded to Veda Amiza Company.
The new company will run 64 new buses on the Metro bus route. The company will also be responsible for purchasing, operating and repairing the buses. An 8-year contract will be given to run buses on the metro track.
Extracted from City42 News