Delhi to buy 2,500 low-floor buses before Commonwealth Games

New Delhi, Aug 29 ( To provide better commuting facilities during the Commonwealth Games next year, the Delhi government Saturday announced that it would buy an additional 2,500 low-floor buses.

“The transport department has placed an order to purchase 2,500 low-floor buses before the 2010 Commonwealth Games,” said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Talking about the construction work related to the Games, she said: “The government will construct more flyovers and underpasses well before the games begin to decongest traffic.”

Dikshit said that in the past 10 years, over 40 flyovers have been completed in the capital while over two dozen flyovers, road-over bridges and underpasses are under construction.