MTCC will begin levying MVR5 for RTL bus rides in Villimale’

MTCC launched its RTL bus services in Vilimale’ on Friday evening | Photo: Fayaz Moosa/Mihaaru

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) will begin charging the RTL bus services in Villimale’, effective from Friday, February 3.

EV bus services were launched in Villimale’ on January 20, with the service provided for free during the pilot period.

MTCC said the bus fare will be MVR 5 from Friday onwards. There are three payment options for the bus. Customers can purchase QR tickets via their website or mobile app, contactless payment via MasterCard, Visa debit card, and paper tickets through.

MTCC said a box will be placed on the bus for purchasing paper tickets. Paper tickets were introduced as a convenience for senior citizens.