Introducing “The Dragon Line” Phuket’s Free Shuttle EV Bus

Phuket, with its rich history and vibrant culture, is a treasure trove of heritage waiting to be explored. And now, thanks to the newly-launched “The Dragon Line” free shuttle EV bus, discovering the wonders of Phuket Old Town has never been easier. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the details of this exciting initiative and how it promises to enhance the experience for both locals and tourists alike.

Discovering Phuket’s Old Town:Phuket Old Town is renowned for its charming Sino-Portuguese architecture, colourful streets, and eclectic mix of cafes, galleries, and souvenir shops. With “The Dragon Line” shuttle EV bus, visitors can now navigate this historic district with ease, hopping on and off at 16 designated stops along the route. Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely stroll, a shopping spree, or a culinary adventure, the Dragon Line offers the perfect way to explore Phuket Old Town at your own pace.

Dragon Line Routes:

  1. Opposite Limelight Phuket
  2. CIMB (Bank)
  3. Phuket Terminal 1
  4. Royal Phuket City Hotel
  5. Opposite Pearl Hotel
  6. Kaset Market
  7. Office Mate
  8. Ko-Ang Seafood
  9. Opposite Red Plaza
  10. Coffee Talk
  11. Opposite Krungthai Bank
  12. Islamic Bank
  13. Phuket Thaihua
  14. Dibuk Rd
  15. Wat Mongkolnimit
  16. Limelight Phuket

Convenience and Accessibility:The Dragon Line operates every 15 minutes, starting from 11 am to 10 pm, providing convenient access to Phuket’s Old Town for both locals and tourists. With its frequent schedule and free-of-charge service, the shuttle EV bus makes it easier than ever to experience the cultural delights of Phuket without the hassle of navigating traffic or searching for parking. Plus, its eco-friendly electric design aligns with Phuket’s commitment to sustainable tourism and environmental conservation.

A Collaboration for Sustainable Tourism:

“The Dragon Line” is the result of a solid collaboration between Phuket City Development and the Sustainable Tourism Development Foundation. By working together, these organisations aim to promote sustainable tourism practices while preserving Phuket’s cultural heritage for future generations to enjoy. The introduction of the free shuttle EV bus is just one of many initiatives aimed at enhancing the visitor experience and supporting the local community.

Mark Your Calendars:

The Dragon Line is set to commence operations on May 9th, 2024, offering locals and tourists alike the opportunity to ride through Phuket Old Town in style. Whether you’re a history buff, a culture enthusiast, or simply looking for a fun day out, be sure to mark your calendars and hop aboard the Dragon Line for an unforgettable journey through Phuket’s vibrant past and present.

EV Busses:

The Chairman of the Sustainable Tourism Development Foundation, stated that this project is to combat, “the problem of traffic congestion and the problem of insufficient parking in Phuket Town.” Furthermore, this project will use EV buses to reduce the amount of carbon

dioxide emissions in Phuket. The Chairman hopes that this new bus line will allow tourists and locals to make the decision to use public transport, especially an energy efficient one.

Conclusion:

With the launch of “The Dragon Line” free shuttle EV bus, exploring Phuket’s Old Town has never been more convenient or enjoyable. From its frequent schedule and eco-friendly design to its role in promoting sustainable tourism, the Dragon Line promises to be a game-changer for visitors to Phuket.

Sources:

Phuket City Development, Sustainable Tourism Development Foundation – PR Phuket.

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