Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Yangon Water Bus services to create jobs for people

May 8, 2017
Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies has announced that it will prioritize working class people residing along the Yangon River in hiring staff for its water bus service which is expected to launch next month.

“When we launch the Yangon Water Bus service we will hire the people and families living along the banks of the river. We’ve put up flyers for job vacancies near where they live and there have been a lot of applicants. Vacancies are now closed but we will consider hiring them when we open new routes,” said C.E.O Daw Tint Tint Lwin from Tint Tint Myanmar Group of Companies.

The vacancies included positions for attendants on the water bus and near terminals as well as for security and other jobs. She also mentioned that they will provide proper training for the staff.

The water bus service will begin in June and will have routes along the Hline river starting from Insein Rope Bridge to Botahtaung Jetty. There will be 8 terminals and sixteen buses in operation.

The water bus service will have LED signs to signal departure for the buses and will have 20 minutes of interval between each bus. The entire trip will take one and a half hour long and the bus service will run from 6 in the morning till 6 at night.

Additionally, jetties are under construction on the route from Yangon River to Ngamoeyeik Creek for another water bus route. The Ngamoeyeik Creek has a lot of bridges and low water levels, and these are taken into consideration when building new water buses.

Because Yangon River, Hline River and Ngamoeyeik Creek have differing pathways, the Yangon Water Bus service has 4 different types of water buses to ferry people. The passenger capacity for the buses begins from 60 and increases to 80, 180 and 200 passengers.
Ko Moe

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

No comments:

Post a Comment