Gibraltar Bus Company will be fitting solar powered lights in bus shelters around the Rock following a tender process, Minister for Public Transport, Neil Costa MP has announced.
Installation of the solar equipment on a trial basis begins at the Market Place terminal on Saturday the 18th of January, when the bus stops and service will be transferred to Waterport Road, opposite Watergardens, for the rest of the day while works are completed.
Buses will resume normal services from Market Place the following morning, Sunday 19th January.
Mr Costa said that once the Government technical teams have reviewed the new lighting system, it will be fitted on most bus shelters around Gibraltar.
The Minister added: “The installation of environmentally friendly solar lighting in bus shelters is a political commitment of the GSLP/Liberal Government and the project should be completed next year.
“We will finally have properly lit bus shelters in Gibraltar and this is something the Government and bus users will unreservedly welcome.”