29 September 2009, Tuesday, 10:54

Village schools of our republic received 12 new buses

author: Elmira Sabirova

12 school buses purchased for the means from the regional budget recourses came to the base republican schools. On September 28, minister of education Zinat Allayarov presented bus keys to the heads of the village schools.

Before the beginning of the ceremony, he pointed out that the federal program "School bus" worked for three years from 2006 till 2008. General education institutions of the republic received 451 buses for this period. The work in that direction will go on this year as well.

It needs to mention that it is already the second consignment of buses received from the beginning of this year for transportation of children. The first 18 buses joined the car parks of schools in the beginning of September. It is planned to deliver 5 more "PAZ" buses and 30 "Gazel" buses for an overall amount of 55 million roubles out of the funds of the regional budget.

Working lifespan of these buses is 7 years. According to the representatives of Pavlovsk automobile plant, new machinery is considerably more comfortable and safe. Apart from handy safety belts, there is a loudspeaker in the bus, a passenger door is equipped with a folding step, there is an electronic system making impossible to start engine with an open door, the bus also has a counter for schoolbags — the bus is designed fro 22 pupils. Teachers hope that pupils will appreciate the new vehicle bringing them to school at its true value.