Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged
off 100 low floor air-conditioned JBM Citylife city buses run on CNG from the
Rajghat Bus Depot in the Capital city. This low floor CNG AC bus service has
been rolled out under the cluster scheme for the first time in New Delhi and
will be in service with immediate effect.
Transport Department, Government of Delhi will be rolling out a total of 400
such buses in various phases across the city.
Safety Features of the JBM CITYLIFE bus:
Live camera, centrally monitored system
Passenger Information System (PIS) connected to GPS
Fire extinguisher in bus
Electro-pneumaticcontrolled passenger doors
Fire Detection & Suppression System
Emergency Exit Windows
Mobile charging facility for passengers
Stop Request Button for passengers
Public announcement system
Ergonomically designed dashboard for driver comfort
Cantilever mounted seats facilitating more storage space
Dedicated Pink color seats for women
buses manufactured by JBM Auto Ltd. run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and are
equipped with all modern features like Real Time Passenger Information System
(PIS), Panic Buttons for emergency, Automatic Bus Vehicle Location System, CCTV
cameras, public address system, Stop request buttons, wheel chair ramp to name
a few. Dedicated pink colour seats have been provisioned for women passengers
in these buses.
Time Passenger Information System shall keep the location of the bus updated
for the passengers travelling in the bus. Safety features such as CCTV cameras
have been installed inside the bus that will aid in uninterrupted surveillance
of activities inside the buses. Passengers can use the stop request button to
alert the driver to stop the bus at the upcoming bus stop. The buses have 36
seats (9 reserved exclusively for women passengers) with provision of a
dedicated space for a wheelchair bound passenger. The bus design also
facilitates more head room for standing passengers in the rear part of the bus.
Citylife bus incorporates other utility features such as Vehicle Health
Monitoring System, Fire Detection & Suppression System, public address
system and kneeling mechanism, wherein the bus kneels 60mm towards the
passengers’ door side to facilitate boarding and de-boarding of senior citizens,
children and the specially-abled. For drivers, the ergonomically designed
dashboard provides an intuitive and user-friendly system that allows drivers to
concentrate on driving without distractions, which make it a truly global
Citylife buses are the first ever low floor buses rolled out by Delhi Transport
Department to date.
Citylife buses have been successfully plying in Gurugram, Noida and Greater
Noida for over two years now and are also in operation at the Delhi
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