The roadways buses going from Uttarakhand to Delhi will be braked from October 1
The Transport Corporation has only 50 buses including 22 Volvo and some contracted buses with BS-6 standards.
200 out of 250 roadways buses going from Uttarakhand to Delhi will be braked from October 1. Actually, the Delhi government has sent a letter to give entry only to the BS-6 buses. The Transport Corporation has only 50 buses including 22 Volvo and some contracted buses with BS-6 standards.
There OP Mishra Special Commissioner of Delhi Transport Department, has sent a letter to Uttarakhand Transport Corporation, in which it has been told that keeping in view the situation of air pollution in Delhi and NCR, the NGT had given these directions, that there will be no purchase of bs-4 vehicles in Delhi from April 1, 2020, only bs-6 vehicles will operate, along with this NGT directed that diesel vehicles older than 10 years will not be allowed to ply in NCR.
It was told in this letter that the entire public transport of Delhi has been CNG based. Therefore, from October 1, no bs4 bus of any state will be allowed in Delhi, only bs-6 roadways buses can enter Delhi's border.
After which the corporation has also started its preparation for this. About 250 buses operate on the Delhi route, of which hardly 22 Volvos and some contracted ones are left with around 50 buses, which meet these standards. The corporation has now floated a tender for buying more than 140 buses.
What do you mean by bs6?
BS means Bharat Stage. It is directly related to emission standards. In fact, vehicles equipped with BS-6 engines have special filters, due to which 80-90 percent of PM 2.5-like particles can be stopped. It also controls nitrogen oxides. Due to this pollution will be stopped a lot. According to Auto Expert, the particles of pollution in the air in BS-6 vehicles come down from 0.05 to 0.01. Due to this, the environment remains clean. Pollution is reduced by up to 75 percent when vehicles (petrol and diesel) are equipped with BS-6 engines.