24 July 2019

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10 May  2019 973
Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Guidance given to ensure quality, safety of passenger transportation

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has reviewed the works carried out at the Tashkent Bus Station.

In accordance with the 10 January 2017 resolution of the head of state, transport services for the population and transportation of passengers in towns and villages in our country are experiencing improvement.
 
In particular, the Tashkent Bus Station in the Chilanzar district has been reconstructed and thus acquired a new look. It created the possibility of serving simultaneously more than 2 thousand passengers. Bus traffic has been established along local and international routes.

The station is equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Cutting-edge conditions are there for dispatching service employees, cash desks, as well as for passengers in waiting rooms and VIP halls. There is also a hotel, a mother and child room, a medical center, shops, prayer rooms, bars. 31 platforms of the station are projected to host 80 buses.

Currently, passengers can take advantage of daily coaches from Tashkent to various destinations like Yangiyer, Zaamin, Samarkand, Zarafshan, Kattakurgan, Khatirchi, Uchkuduk, Termez, Denau, Bukhara, Karakul. In addition, bus routes to 12 destinations abroad are set up from the bus station.

Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Transport has established a special enterprise, Uzautotrans Service, for ensuring safe bus transportation of local citizens leaving for foreign countries in labor activities. The enterprise employs 168 modern coaches manufactured by the Chinese company Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. Ltd. 

These buses are designed to carry 53 passengers. The maximum comfort is delivered with soft and cozy seats, air deflectors and individual lighting devices. Additional pleasure for journey is offered by air conditioning and monitors in coaches.

The President also was briefed about the problems in the passenger transportation system and mechanisms for their solution, plans for the development of international and intercity routes, as well as bus stations.

The head of state gave instructions to provide customers with high-quality services in all weather conditions, ensure the safety of passengers during journey, increase the availability of services, raise the qualification of drivers and station personnel.

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