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Tamil Nadu holds trial run of Ashok Leyland's electric bus, may induct soon

Govt plans to modernise fleet across the state, will replace around 2,000 existing buses

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

Tamil Nadu's Transport Department, on Momday,  conducted a trial run of electric bus manufactured by Ashok Leyland. After the trial Transport Minister M R Vijayabhaskar said that the Department was satisfied and that the trial run was successful. He also said the Government would soon look at inducting electric buses in Chennai initially and in other parts of the state later. The plan is part of a scheme to modernise transportation services across the State. "We want to modernise the services provided by the Transport Department and to enhance the services ...

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First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 17:16 IST