Karwa Motors receives new layout and design for bus plant

Karwa Motors receives new layout and design for bus plant

Karwa Motors LLC is a joint strategic collaboration between Qatar and Oman, represented by Mowasalat, Qatar's national transport provider (owning 70% of Karwa Motors’ shares), and Oman Investment Fund.

Two buses catch fire in black day for Rome transport system

Two buses catch fire in black day for Rome transport system

A passenger bus caught fire and exploded in the heart of Rome on Tuesday, while another bus was gutted in the suburbs later in the day, highlighting the dire state of public transport in the Italian capital.

Qatar donates 30 buses, two cranes to Somalia

Qatar donates 30 buses, two cranes to Somalia

Qatar has donated 30 buses and two large cranes to Somalia. They were officially handed over at a function attended by Qatar's ambassador to Somalia Hassan Hamza Asad Hashim.

Twelve big cities to buy zero emissions buses, extend green areas

Twelve big cities to buy zero emissions buses, extend green areas

Twelve major cities including London, Paris, Los Angeles and Cape Town promised on Monday to buy only zero-emissions buses from 2025 and to make major areas free of fossil fuel emissions by 2030 ...

Ministry looks to develop unified public transport ticketing

Ministry looks to develop unified public transport ticketing

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) organised a workshop on Monday for companies participating in the Integrated Public Transport Ticketing & Fare Collection System tender.

Mowasalat adds 150 more school buses to network

Mowasalat adds 150 more school buses to network

The strength of the school bus fleet of Mowasalat, the government run transport company, has reached almost 2,300, with launch of 150 new buses at the Karwa Training Centre at Abu Hamour.

Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead

Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead

At least 73 people were killed on Sunday when two passenger buses and an oil tanker burst into flames in a head-on collision in eastern Afghanistan, in one of the worst road accidents in the war-battered nation.

Efforts under way to equip more workers' buses with ACs

Efforts under way to equip more workers' buses with ACs

As the weather gets hotter in the country, some transport contractors are busy installing air-conditioners (ACs) in buses that are used to ferry workers, it is learnt.

West Bay shuttles `to be fairly priced' from April 1

West Bay shuttles `to be fairly priced' from April 1

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has extended the contract of Mowasalat to operate the West Bay Shuttle buses for one more year. The ministry is planning to make it a paid service from April 1.