One of Kenya’s first fully electric bus companies, “BasiGo” has announced its launch of its operations in Nairobi.

Its buses will be among those from several firms that will be contracted to offer services on the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system that will also be linked to the Nairobi Commuter Rail (NCR) system.

Transport CS James Macharia alreadElectric Vehicle startup BasiGo ready for Nairobi operations y gazetted transport corridors in the city.

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BRT Line 1 runs from Limuru-Kangemi-CBD-Imara Daima-Athi River and Kitengela while Line 2 runs from Rongai-Bomas-Langata Road-CBD-Ruiru-Thika and Kenol.

BasiGo says its buses will come in 25 and 36-seater capacities with a range of about 250 kilometers, which it says is enough to cover daily round trips.

Line 3, called Chui, runs from Tala-Njiru-Dandora (Juja Road)-CBD-Show Ground (Ngong Road) and Ngong.

Line 4, called Kifaru, is comprised of East and West.  The East one runs from Mama Lucy Hospital-Donholm (Jogoo Road)-CBD.  The West one runs from CBD- T Mall-Bomas-Karen and Kikuyu.

BRT Line 5, which is also called Nyati, traverses Ridgeways (Kiambu Road)-Balozi (Allsops) and Imara Daima.

CS Macharia also gazetted commuter rail networks which include Nairobi-Limuru town, Nairobi-Ngong

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