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UPDATE Wifi on buses - 01/08/2020

WIFI service is operating on all our buses as of 1st August 2020. * Wifi has been suspended on our buses as one of the measures taken in March 2020. This suspension will be effective until further notice.

MPT introduces 50 new buses to its fleet - 10/07/2020

Malta Public Transport added 50 new buses to its fleet at an investment of €11 million. The brand new vehicles will replace older buses with more efficient models that will increase carrying capacity across the network while further decreasing the carbon footprint of public transport.

Update to Bus Service Schedule 2020 - 05/07/2020

Update to Bus Service Schedule 2020

Wied iz-Zurrieq Shuttle Service - 01/07/2020

Wied iz-Zurrieq is one of Malta’s most iconic locations. To make it easier for our passengers to access this beautiful area without any parking problems, the Malta Tourism Authority is offering a shuttle service from Qrendi Park and Ride is available starting Saturday 4th July. This service will operate every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with a frequency of 20 minutes between 10am and 12am. This service is FREE of charge for all passengers.

Airconditioning switched on - 30/06/2020

Air conditioning on public transport buses has been turned back on, following instructions from the authorities. A series of measures have been taken to ensure maximum safety, including refitting the air conditioning systems with upgraded inflow particulate filters, which will continue to undergo regular cleansing. Additionally, the air ducts of air conditioners on every bus are being specially fumigated every night at the end of each shift. Circulating air on the bus is being changed a minimum of eight times per hour during regular operation for the safety of everyone onboard. Internal air filtering purifies re-circulating air while external systems provide fresh air intake. Windows and hatches are being kept closed throughout journeys to maintain the right functioning of air conditioning.

MPT Welcomes Slow Street Intiative - 19/06/2020

Malta Public Transport fully supports the Slow Streets initiative launched by Transport Malta and the Association of Local Councils to promote the use of sustainable means of transport in town centres. The firm backing by the government and the majority of local councils is a welcome sign of the collaboration that is required for the initiative is to be successful.

President's visit - 18/06/2020

It was an honour to be received by H.E. President George Vella who thanked the delegation on behalf of all MPT drivers and front-line staff for their continued service to the community throughout the coronavirus pandemic. We are proud to have provided safe and reliable transport to thousands of people in critical sectors every day during these difficult months.

Summer peak rate - 10/06/2020

As of Sunday 14 June, the bus ticket fare will change to the peak rate. Tallinja cardholders will continue to enjoy the same reduced fares, while cash tickets can be purchased on the bus at €2. Passengers are kindly reminded that an exact fare policy is in effect and no change will be given by the bus driver.

Face Masks use on Public Transport - 02/05/2020

The government has announced that both drivers and passengers are required to wear face masks when using public transport.

Suspension of Tallinja Bike - 26/03/2020

Following the Government’s recommendations, we are suspending our Tallinja Bike service with immediate effect. Please, stay at home and stay safe. #ImStayingHome
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