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Maxi taxis are private, owner-operated minibuses in Trinidad and Tobago that are used in public transport. They operate along fixed routes, having fixed fares and meeting points, but do not operate under a timetable. The colours of each route as follows:
- Port of Spain–Arima (and onward to Sangre Grande): Red Band (G11)
- Port of Spain–Diego Martin (or Chaguaramas): Yellow Band (W11)
- Port of Spain–San Fernando (including Curepe–Chaguanas–Couva): Green Band (W18)
- San Fernando–Princes Town (and onward to Mayaro): Black Band (W21)
- South of San Fernando (Point Fortin, Cedros)–Siparia: Brown Band (W22)
- Tobago: Blue Band (G17)
The fares are paid on board and are based on distance. They come in 12 and 25 seater versions. The maxi taxi was introduced in 1978.
Similar maxi taxis are found in Australia.
a type of private taxi-bus system found in Barbados.
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