Irregular flow of power causes fire in BRT buses


Inspection of BRT buses completed
DLP Report
The Trans Peshawar has said that Chinese experts identified short circuits as the main reason for the fire incidents in Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) busses and they have proposed a sustainable and long lasting solution to the issues.
Spokesperson Trans Peshawar said that manufacturer experts are updating and replacing controllers, followed by improving high voltage wiring and the temperature controlling system of the buses.
On the recommendations of the bus manufacturer company and in the best interest of the public, BRT service was temporarily suspended in Peshawar.
The objective of temporary suspension was to thoroughly inspect all BRT buses to identify and rectify issues hampering the service on priority.
The findings made by the Manufacturer Company are the unusual flow of ripple current which affected the performance of the capacitor and caused a short circuit he added.
According to the Trans Peshawar the short circuit eventually was the reason for the fire. The bus manufacturer experts proposed a sustainable and long-lasting solution to these issues which will be sufficient for the next 12 years.
Further Spokesperson Trans Peshawar stated that all BRT buses and their equipment are in warranty. The cost of repair, replacement, and up gradation is being borne by the Bus Manufacturer Company over which they are dedicatedly committed.
They are working tirelessly in close coordination with Trans Peshawar officials for the resumption of bus service.
According to the Bus Manufacturer company, the service may be resumed by the 25th of October after the successful completion of all necessary inspection and rectification.