Using public transport is just about to get better after bus services Citi Hoppa acquired six new buses from DT Dobie.
While taking to twitter the vehicle company tweeted saying that the buses were part of easing transport among the city dwellers through a network that is accessible and available to users.
“Congratulations to Citi hoppa on their acquisition of 6 41 seater Mercedes-Benz MB917 buses for their Citi Hoppa Next line. The buses will ply Airport, Kawangware, Ngumo routes among others. We wish them many reliable kilometers as they Travel with the Star.”
Congratulations to Citi hoppa on their acquisition of 6 41 seater Mercedes-Benz MB917 buses for their Citi Hoppa Next line. The buses will ply Airport, Kawangware, Ngumo routes among others. We wish them many reliable kilometers as they Travel with the Star. pic.twitter.com/S91C2j1u7D
— DT Dobie Kenya (@DTDobieKE) January 10, 2019
The buses that will be transitting Nairobi under the banner Citi Hoppa Next, will ply routes including the airport, Kawangware, Ngumo and Karen among others.
According to the Citi Hoppa communications liaison officer Imelda Karaya “Citi Hoppa Next is the new kid at the bus stop, offering the new look tried and tested city hop of the well-known Citi Hoppa.”
The brand, already on the routes, was earlier seen ferrying passengers between GSU on Thika Road Exit 6 and the airport through Outering Road.
They are also deployed to ferry passengers at a flat rate of Sh80 on Mombasa Road, Langata and Ngong Road corridors, serving both offices and residential estates.
The company did not reveal cost of the six vehicles, Mercedes Benz MB917 model, which is a first for the brand in the city public transport market. The sellers, DT Dobie, sell private salon Mercedes Benz and Volks-Wagen range of cars, and Hyundai trucks.
“We are working closely with other key industry players to find and adopt more and current modes of payment to enhance the growth of the transport sector,” she said. The buses will also be available for corporate and individual hires.