Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says it is hoped to have 34 buses operating on the MyCiti N2 Express service by 19 March this year.
The service resumed over the weekend, after being suspended at the end of May 2019.
The bus service operates between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain and the Civic Centre and will serve up to 6,000 Capetonians on a daily basis.
The Mayor says bus shelters on the route have been severely vandalized but will be repaired over the next few weeks.

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The MyCiti N2 Express bus service has officially resumed operations on Saturday, 19 February.

The service was suspended at the end of May 2019.

The resumption comes after a new operating contract was signed with the N2 Company.

The Express bus service operates between Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha and the Cape Town CBD.

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis partook in the festivities and joined passengers on a trip to the CBD.

The City of Cape Town will, over a period of four weeks, gradually add more buses to the routes as more commuters return to the service.

The intention is to have the whole fleet of 34 buses operational by 19 March 2022.

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The Mitchell’s Plain Hospital of Hope officially closed its doors last week.

According to the Western Cape Department of Health, the facility has seen a significant reduction in Covid-related admissions, as the third wave started tapering off.

Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete says there is sufficient capacity elsewhere, to accommodate new hospital-admissions.

He says admissions at other Covid-19 facilities have also started decreasing.

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