Kampala bus transport system deal signed by two firms.

Kampala bus transport system deal signed by two firms.

A Mauritius transport company – RHT Holding – has signed a three-year agreement in which together with Tondeka Metro Company will develop a well-planned and structured bus transport system.

The agreement was completed on Monday after almost a year of negotiation. Dr Siddharth Sharma, the RHT Holding Chief executive officer, signed on behalf of the Mauritius Based firm while Dr Peter Kimbowa, signed on behalf of the Tondeka Metro Company.

Tondeka has been over the last one year seeking to develop a metropolitan transport system characterized by a rapid bus transport network.

Tondeka told Nettech Media that they plan on leveraging RHT’s 66 years of experience in the transport sector to build a technology enhanced system that will, among others, include fleet and route management. This merger will also put together a strategic operation manual as well as construct bus terminals and depots. Dr Kimbowa said the agreement offers Tondeka a holistic opportunity to build a bus system by quote “one of the most reputable companies which has proven expertise in bus operations and fleet management”. He said the system will be technology based secured with bus localizations and cashless payment.