New minibuses for central Funchal

Horários adds 5 new minibuses

New minibuses for central Funchal 1Five vehicles will circulate between the old minibus route and between Largo da Paz and Zona Velha

They will operate with a speed limiter of 50 km/hour, although they have a maximum speed of 140 km/hour, the five minibuses will be immediately introduced by that Horários do Funchal on the routes of central Funchal between Largo da Paz, at the beginning of the Monumental Road, and Zona Velha, next to the Monte cable car.

They will be called Line 05 and 05A, and from today until 25 September will be free to use. They have free wifi, air conditioning, a sound system to inform passengers where the stopping points are and are wheelchair accessible.

The presentation session was attended by Pedro Calado, Vice President of the Regional Government, as well as HF President Alejandro Gonçalves. They cost 250,000 euros each and are part of a reinforcement of 129 vehicles, which will cost about 33 million euros over the next four years, with which the public transport company plans to renew the fleet.

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