Power company cuts electricity to city transportation

Sarajevo was experiencing the second day without tram and trolley transportation, after the power company cut off electricity to the city transportation.

Source: Tanjug

After some of the debt was paid, the electricity-powered vehicles returned to the streets on Tuesday.

Previously, the city transportation company (GRAS) failed to pay its electricity bills, which reached more than EUR 168,000, prompting the cut-off.

The local media said that Sarajevo's city transportation is "among the worst in the region," and noted that GRAS has been reporting financial losses "ever since the war, due to bad management."

Earlier in the day, Damir Marjanović, the outgoing education minister in the Sarajevo Canton government, reportedly provided free rides in a private van to the citizens stranded on one of the tram stations.


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