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Royal commission completes Riyadh bus network, enhancing public transportation

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: In a significant milestone for Riyadh’s public transportation infrastructure, the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC) has announced the completion of the leading network of the ‘Riyadh Bus’ service within the King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project. 

This achievement brings the total number of bus routes to 54, serving commuters through 679 buses and 2145 stations and stops.

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The ‘Riyadh Bus application is pivotal in enhancing the user experience within the newly completed network. 

The application offers a seamless trip-planning experience. It empowers users to plan their journeys, select starting points easily, and access information on routes and trip times through the ‘Choose your destination’ feature.

The interactive map feature, ‘Trace your route,’ allows users to track their journeys in real-time, providing accurate details about trips and routes. 

The application also facilitates the purchase of trip tickets through the ‘Buy your ticket’ feature, ensuring convenience and accuracy in trip-related information.

Digital payment options further elevate the user experience, enabling passengers to pay for their trips digitally using the payment devices available inside the buses. 

The comprehensive set of features in the application aims to provide users with accurate information and contribute to an improved public transport experience in Riyadh.

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Beyond the application, passengers can explore services and benefits through the electronic portal for Riyadh Bus at www.riyadhbus.sa

The portal offers various options for passengers, allowing them to familiarize themselves with bus routes and ticket-purchasing mechanisms.

The introduction of the “Darb Card” service further simplifies the payment process for passengers, offering an easy way to pay bus fares. 

The card can be conveniently purchased through ticket sales machines or offices at Riyadh bus stations, adding to the array of options available to passengers.

The King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project in Riyadh represents a comprehensive initiative to develop an integrated network of trains and buses, addressing the current and future transportation needs of the city. 

With a focus on leveraging the latest technologies, the project aims to operate an advanced public transportation network through 87 routes for Riyadh Bus.

The completed leading network for Riyadh Buses comprises 54 routes, complemented by 33 feeder routes for the Riyadh Train. 

The extensive network encompasses over 2,900 stations and stopping points, serving passengers with a fleet of more than 800 buses covering a length of 1,900 km. 

The Riyadh Train, featuring 6 tracks and 84 train stations spread across the city’s neighbourhoods, solidifies its position as a pivotal means of transportation for residents and visitors alike.

The King Abdulaziz Public Transport Project addresses the city’s transportation needs and contributes to Riyadh’s economic development, enhancing its competitive capabilities in various sectors. 

As a qualitative economic and tourist destination, Riyadh continues to evolve, positioning itself as a modern city with a robust and efficient public transportation system.

 

This article was created using automation technology and was thoroughly edited and fact-checked by one of our editorial staff members

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