15 September 2015

Interruption Of Bus Services

EThekwini Municipality has today, 15/09/2015, received a notification from the Municipal bus operator, Tansnat that they had been experiencing a diesel shortage in all their depots within the City, resulting in the bus service being interrupted. 

The Municipality wishes to apologise to all commuters for the inconvenience caused. We also request that customers try to make alternative travel arrangements during this interruption. We are engaging with the operator to ensure that the service is restored soon.

The operator has assured the City that the outstanding subsidy has been paid over to the diesel supplier and normal diesel delivery will resume as from this evening. Accordingly, buses will be operating as per the normal schedule from tomorrow morning, 16/09/2015.


Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.

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