NMS now pushes relocation of matatus from CBD to January 2021


File image of matatus in Nairobi. PHOTO| COURTESY
File image of matatus in Nairobi. PHOTO| COURTESY

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has postponed the opening of a new bus terminus around the city’s Central Business District (CBD) to early January 2021.

According to the NMS, works at the bus terminals were set to be completed by Monday but has taken longer than anticipated.

The green park terminus has the capacity to contain 110 matatus with a specific lane dedicated to Public Service Vehicles (PSVs).

Another terminus at the junction of Bunyala and Workshop Roads is under construction and will serve PSVs plying Mombasa Road.

PSVs from the Mt Kenya region that originally terminated at Tea Room, Accra Road in the CBD, will now move to the new Desai and Park Road termini.

The Muthurwa terminus is expected to remain as it serves PSV from Jogoo and Lusaka roads.

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