On Tuesday, H.E. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport, opened the Lusail Bus Depot, the largest electric bus depot in the world with a capacity of 478 buses.
The depot was opened with a ceremony at the construction site west of Lusail City; it is a component of the Ministry of Transport’s Public Bus Infrastructure Programme. A large number of senior officials representing the Qatari transportation industry and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy were in attendance, including the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, H.E. Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani, and the President of the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi.
To that end, Al Sulaiti announced the opening of Lusail Bus Depot, “the world’s largest electric bus depot,” as part of the Ministry’s plan to build a nationwide public transportation system that is both efficient and environmentally friendly.