Sarawak Metro: Hydrogen bus service continues as scheduled

One of the hydrogen buses spotted in Kuching city.

KUCHING, Jan 24: Sarawak Metro Sdn Bhd (Sarawak Metro) confirmed that one of its hydrogen buses was unable to be operated on Friday due to a minor technical issue.

According to Sarawak Metro in a statement today, the issue however has not affected the scheduled bus trial operation as Sarawak Metro has taken the necessary measures to ensure the continuation of services.

“However, we are not taking any chances to operate the affected bus as it is still under warranty. Nevertheless, we are still running the free hydrogen bus services within the city,” it said.

Sarawak Metro noted they are working to rectify the issue with the assistance of its technical partners in

Foshan Feichi Automobile Manufacture Co., Ltd (Feichi) in China, despite them not being able to be physically present in Kuching due to challenges posed by the current Covid-19 pandemic travel restrictions.

“The trial operations for the hydrogen bus will continue to run as per schedule, providing free rides for passengers on the Downtown Heritage Loop and the Damai Loop routes,” the statement added. –DayakDaily.