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Mumbai BRTS
Locale Mumbai, India
Transit type Rapid transit
Number of lines 14 (Currently 7)
Began operation 2008
Operator(s) Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport
Government of Maharashtra
Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
System length 300 kilometers (186 mi)

The Mumbai BRTS is a massive Bus Rapid Transit System taken up by the MCGM, B.E.S.T Undertaking, and Government of Maharashtra to ease the traffic conditions of the city of Mumbai, and to make public transport systems in the city safer. The BRTS fleet consists of the BEST Undertaking's CNG powered King Long buses, Tata Starbuses, and Tata Marcopolo Buses.



There are currently seven routes as follows- [1]

AS 1- Backbay Depot to Cadbury Junction, Thane
AS 2- Dahisar Bus Station to Backbay Depot
AS 3- Nehru Planetarium to Cadbury Junction, Thane
AS 4- Backbay Depot to Oshiwara Depot
AS 151- Plaza to Worli
AS 422- Andheri Station (E) to Mulund (W) Bus Station
AS 461- Borivali Station (W) to Mulund (W) bus Station
AS 700- Borivali Station (E) to Thane Station (E)
AS 70Express- Mira Road to Worli via Bandra-Worli sea link
AS 13Express- Thane Hiranandani to Backbay

Buses used

The older BEST Air-Conditioned buses introduced in 1998 are still used on the BRTS routes.
The New Air-conditioned Low-Floor Tata Marcopolo Starbus buses being used on Mumbai BRTS routes.
The New Air-conditioned Low-Floor Tata Marcopolo being used on Mumbai BRTS routes.
The new CNG-powered King Long, buses operated by the BEST on Mumbai BRTS routes.

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