bkc: Now board the AC e-buses from T2 Airport to South Mumbai and BKC | Bombay News

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MUMBAI: From Tuesday, you can board an AC electric bus from the city’s airport terminal 2 (T2) to Nariman Point, CSMT, Gateway of India or to the resort Bandra-Kurla. Electric bus services were launched on Sunday by state environment minister Aaditya Thackeray in Worli.
It introduced 60 silent and pollution-free AC buses that crossed the Bandra-Worli sea route. “These buses will cross the sea link while carrying passengers daily from the airport to south Mumbai,” said BEST general manager Lokesh Chandra.
The first route will depart from T2 via the Western Express Highway, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Nehru Planetarium, Haji Ali, Pt Paluskar chowk, Marine Lines, via Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, CSMT and Gateway of India. The second route will be from T2 to BKC via the Western Express highway, Kalanagar and various bus stops within BKC.
Thackeray has said he does not want the iconic double decker to be removed. The electric buses purchased by 2022 will be 1,400 single-decker AC electric buses, 400 AC midi, 100 mini AC and 200 double-decker AC electric buses. The BEST fleet will be 50% electric by March 2023 and 100% electric by March 2027.


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