clunker buses

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  • Old buses reach up to 15,000 within 6 months 2019-09-03 22:02

    Old buses to reach 15,000 within 6 months

    TEHRAN – There are currently 22,000 buses running in the country’s transport fleet, 15,000 of which will turn over 10 years old by the end of this year (March 2020), Hossein Rajab Salahi, an official with the Ministry of Interior has said.

  • 100 buses in Tehran transport fleet renovated within 4 months 2019-07-15 20:35

    100 buses in Tehran transport fleet renovated within 4 months

    TEHRAN – Some 100 buses operating in the capital’s public transport fleet have been renovated since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), Tehran bus operating company’s director general has said.

  • 150,000 clunker taxis plying roads across Iran 2019-05-29 21:01

    150,000 old taxis plying roads across Iran

    TEHRAN – The situation of clunker taxis in Iran is worrying, as some 150,000 of them are plying the roads, making a disproportionate impact on the country’s air quality, Morteza Zameni, director general of urban taxis union has said.

  • 16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide 2019-02-19 09:37

    16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 22,000 busses are operating in the country’s public transport fleet, 16,000 of which are clunkers, accounting for 70 percent of the volume of bus transport system, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44% 2019-02-07 00:56

    LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44%

    TEHRAN – The low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, to reduce emissions which went into effect in the capital three months ago, has led to a 44 percent decline in black carbon emission, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • ‘Vehicle inspection reduces PM 2.5 emissions by 1.5%’ 2019-01-25 21:25

    ‘Vehicle inspection reduces PM 2.5 by 1.5% in Tehran’

    TEHRAN – While the low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, went into effect in the capital city of Tehran to reduce emissions, only 1.5 percent of the particulate matter (PM) 2.5 is reduced in case of full implementation of the scheme, Mohammad Kazemi, an environmental policy researcher has announced.

  • 95% of Tehran buses get technical inspection stickers 2018-12-27 09:39

    95% of Tehran buses get technical inspection stickers

    TEHRAN – Some 95 percent of the buses running in the capital’s transport fleet have received vehicle inspection stickers, head of vehicle technical inspection bureau affiliated to Tehran Municipality has said.

  • Importing used buses to compensate for Tehran fleet shortages 2018-11-17 23:16

    Importing used buses to compensate for Tehran fleet shortages

    TEHRAN – Tehran bus operating company has requested the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade to import used buses to overcome the capital’s public transport fleet shortages, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • rehabilitation of buses in Tehran 2018-07-21 09:04

    $1.1m earmarked for rehabilitation of buses in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has allocated a total budget of 50 billion rials (nearly $1.1m) to rehabilitate Tehran’s bus transport fleet, Tehran bus operating company’s director general has said.