Thumbs-up for free hydrogen bus services

Tan (right) gives the free hydrogen shuttle bus the thumbs-up.

KUCHING: The government initiative of providing free hydrogen shuttle buses to designated vaccination centres (PPV) in the city has received positive feedback from the public.

Political Secretary to the Chief Minister Tan Kai said, in a statement yesterday, that he personally boarded the shuttle bus at the bus stop in front of Riverside Majestic Hotel in order to get the feedback.

“I am very pleased that there was a lot of positive feedback from those who boarded the shuttle bus. They said it helped to solve their transportation problem,” he said.  

Tan Kai added that the government would be providing free hydrogen shuttle buses to the PPVs until August 31.  

“They can aboard the shuttle bus according to the schedule at the respective bus stops. The shuttle bus is plying two routes, namely from the Riverside Majestic Hotel bus stop to the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) and from the city to the Kozi Square,” he said. 

He added that the bus would pick up passengers at the bus stop located at Riverside Majestic Hotel as early as 7.30am and as late as 5.30pm from Monday to Friday.

Tan (centre) speaks with a passenger on board the free hydrogen shuttle bus.