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90 New Golden Dragon Buses Arrive At Border

90 New Golden Dragon Buses Arrive At Border

Ninety (90) new Golden Dragon buses arrived at Beitbridge Border Post yesterday en-route to Harare for the Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (ZUPCO).

The new buses which were imported from China via Durban will take the number of buses delivered by the Government this year to more than 500.

By the end of the day on Tuesday, the buses were parked at a truck stop near Shell Service Station at the South African side of the Beitbridge border pending the finalisation of the clearance processes.

A Zimbabwean border official confirmed the development to State media yesterday. He said:

We expect the buses to cross into Zimbabwe by Thursday morning en-route to Harare.

We are using the pre-clearance facility to ensure that when they arrive on our component of the border, we only check them for compliance. This is done to avoid border congestion.

ZUPCO acting chief executive Evaristo Mudangwa said the batch should be in Harare this week.

Reports indicate that each bus is sold at over US$50 000 in China.

More: The Herald


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6 Comments

Straightouttacountryside 5 months ago

Brick by brick,#therebuilding


Tsivo! 5 months ago

zupco can not improve our GDP and even economic growth xaa


LEO .K 5 months ago

Hazviite izvozvo


Chapwititi 5 months ago

Low fares,vanhu musasapota zvakadhakwa,ZUPCO marara,plus mabhazi haasi avo and those kind of buses are not suitable for our roads especially in rural areas


Pasi Nemhanduuuuuuuu 5 months ago

Thank you ZUPCO. Lower fares and sanity. Mahwindi anondirwadza hunhu hwavo mhani. Away with you. I feel pity for commuter omnibus operators though. I want them back but akarongeka neone conductor each kwete kutukisa zvinyadzi nekurovesa vabereki nemahwindi. Intercity travel was a nightmare because of these guys. Ngwavhirai kumwe.


Stage-managed 5 months ago

They are now less that Number Due to Misused and accidents

HANDITI Ka

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