Third Phase of Riyadh Bus Service Begins

  • Publish date: Sunday، 20 August 2023 Last update: Thursday، 12 October 2023
Third Phase of Riyadh Bus Service Begins

The third phase of the Riyadh Buses service officially began on Saturday, August 19th, according to the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC).

The service is part of the King Abdulaziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport.

The latest phase of the project has expanded the number of buses to 565 on 33 different routes, covering a total distance of 1,284 kilometers.

The first phase of the Riyadh Buses service was introduced on March 19th by the RCRC, while the second phase of the service began on June 19th.

The commission decided on SR4 as the ticket price for the ride on the buses in Riyadh.

Since its launch, the Riyadh Bus service has reportedly served over 4 million passengers.

According to the commission, when all five of the network's stages are fully operational, the network will cover a total distance of 1,900 kilometers, with more than 800 buses overall. More than 2,900 stations and stopping locations will be served by the project, which will be run across 86 lanes.

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