Phnom Penh City Bus

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Phnom Penh City Bus
Phnom Penh bus 02.jpg
Overview
Native nameរដ្ឋាករស្វយ័តដឹកជញ្ជូនសាធារណៈរថយន្តក្រុង
LocalePhnom Penh, Cambodia
Transit typeBus rapid transit
Number of lines11 in operation
(18 planned)[1]
Number of stations622
Daily ridership20 000
Operation
Began operationSeptember 2014
Operator(s)Phnom Penh Municipal Government
Number of vehicles152 buses
Technical
System length164.7 km (estimated)
Some of Phnom Penh's buses have been painted in advertising liveries for telecoms company Smart

Phnom Penh City Bus is a municipal public transport system that serves Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The system opened to the public in September 2014 with 3 lines, other lines have been gradually added over the next several years, as of 2018, 11 lines run throughout the city. The system covers Prek Pnov (North), Ta Khmao (South), Chbar Ampov (East), and Special Economic Zone (West), there are plans to stretch the network outward.

The fare for the public buses is KHR1,500 (USD0.37) per voyage irrespective of distance. Senior citizens (age over 70), small children (under 1 meter), disabled, monks, teachers, students, factory workers (until September 2019) travel free as of 2018, though you must confirm your identity by wearing your student card, teacher card or working card before boarding.

History[edit]

The service is managed by the Phnom Penh Municipal Government. It is the second attempt by City Hall authorities and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (Jica) to launch a public bus service in Cambodia. A similar project 13 years ago was scrapped after just two months due to a lack of passengers.[2]

Lines[edit]

Phnom Penh City Buses Lines
Logo Line Stations Opened Station Length (km) Frequency (mins) Avereage Distance Between Stops (m)
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01 Kilometer 9 ←—→ Boeung Chhouk 2014 66 18.5 10-25 560
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02 Aeon Mall 2 ←——→ Takhmao 2014 74 18.2 10-30 490
3 logo.jpg
03 Russey Keo Garden ←——→ Borey Santepheap 2 2014 74 21.9 10-30 590
PP City Bus line 4a logo.jpg
4A Russey Keo Garden ←——→ Borey Santepheap 2 2017 70 19.6 15-35 560
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4B Russey Keo Garden ←——→ Kombol 2017 86 22.9 15-35 535
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05 Aeon Mall 2 ←——→ Aeon Mall 1 2017 44 11.1 30-60 505
PP City Bus line 6 logo.jpg
06 Borey Rung Roeung ←——→ Century Plaza Market 2017 58 16.0 15-45 550
PP City Bus line 7a logo.jpg
7A Kilometer 9 ←——→ Aeon Mall 1 2017 68 16.9 15-50 500
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7B Kilometer 9 ←——→ Chbar Ampov Market 2017 68 17.7 15-50 520
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08 Kilometer 9 ←——→ Borey Rung Roeung 2017 53 19.8 15-50 760
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09 Borey Santepheap 2 ←——→ Special Economic Zone 2018 56 18.6 15-50 665


Line 01[edit]

Line 01 is the first line established as part of the Phnom Penh bus rapid transit network on 5 February 2014. It runs North to Southeast and vice-versa in the city.

lLine 01 travels from Kilometer 9 Terminal, going south on National Road 5, circling Old Stadium Roundabout, traveling south alongside Monivong Boulevard (National Highway 1), passing Chbar Ampov Market, cuts across Kbal Thnal Stop, crosses Monivong Bridge, and ends at Boeung Chhouk Terminal.

Line 01 is one of the busiest line because it connect Phnom Penh to Cbar Ampov.

Line 02[edit]

Line 02 is one of the first 3 Line established as part of the Phnom Penh bus rapid transit network. It runs Northwest to South and vice-versa in the city.

Line 02 begins from Aeon Mall 2 Terminal, going east on Oknha Mong Reththy Street (1928), cuts across Camko City Stop, around TVK Station, traveling east on Street 70, circling Old Stadium Roundabout, turns right on street 47, moving around Wat Phnom, going south of Norodom Boulevard (National Road 2), going around Independent Monument, crosses Kbal Thnal Sky Bridge, and arrives at Ta Khmao the capital of Kandal Province.

Line 02 is one of the busiest line because it connect Phnom Penh to Ta Khmao.

Line 03[edit]

Line 03 is one of the first 3 Line established as part of the Phnom Penh bus rapid transit network. It runs North to Southwest and vice-versa in the city.

Line 03 starts from Russey Keo Park Terminal, going south on National Road 5, circling Old Stadium Roundabout, going around Wat Phnom, moving south on Norodom Boulevard (National Road 2), around Central Market, traveling west alongside Kampuchea Krom Boulevard, crosses 7 Makara Sky Bridge, going west on Russian Federation Bouelevard, around Chaoum Chaou Circle Garden, moving south on National Road 3, and stops at Borey Santepheap 2 Terminal.

Line 03 is one of the busiest line.

Line 4A[edit]

Line 4A was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs Northeast to Southwest and vice-versa in the city.

Line 4A starts from Russey Keo Park Terminal, going south on National Road 5, circling Old Stadium Roundabout, going around Wat Phnom, moving south on Norodom Boulevard (National Road 2), around Central Market, traveling southwest alongside Charles de Gaulle Street (217), crosses Kong Hing Stop, cuts across Olympic Water Reservoir Stop, going southwest alongside Monireth Boulevard (217), crossing Steung Mean Chey Sky Bridge, moving west on Veng Sreng Boulevard. turns left at Canadia Water Reservoir Stop, passing Toul Pongror Market, and stops at Borey Santepheap 2 Terminal.

Line 4A is one of the busiest line because it lies on the factory zones which many factory workers use the city bus to go to work and return home.

Line 4B[edit]

Line 4B was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs Northeast to Southwest and vice-versa in the city.

Line 4B starts from Russey Keo Park Terminal, going south onNational Road 5, circling Old Stadium Roundabout, going around Wat Phnom, moving south on Norodom Boulevard (National Road 2), around Central Market, traveling southwest alongside Charles de Gaulle Street (217), crosses Kong Hing Stop, cuts across Olympic Water Reservoir Stop, going southwest alongside Monireth Boulevard (217), crossing Steung Mean Chey Sky Bridge, moving west on Veng Sreng Boulevard, going around Chaom Chau Circle Garden, travelling west on National Road 4, and ends at Special Economic Zone Terminal.

Line 4B is one of the busiest line because it lies on the factory zones which many factory workers use the city bus to go to work and return home.

Line 05[edit]

Line 05 was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs North to Southeast and vice-versa in the city.

Line 05 begins from Aeon Mall 2 Terminal, moving south of 1003 street, turns left to Road 1966, going left to Road 598, turning right to Road 337, turns right to Road 566, travelling south on Samdach Pen Nouth Street (289), going under Techno Sky Bridge, moving south passing Doeurm Kor Market then east alongside Mao Tse toung Boulevard (245), cuts across Bokor Stop, going north on Samdach Sothearos Boulevard (3), and arrives at Aeon Mall 1 Terminal.

Line 05 is usually busy around evening period and Sunday due to people going to Aeon Malls.

Line 06[edit]

Line 06 was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs Northeast to Southwest and vice-versa in the city.

Line 06 travels from Borey Rung Roeung Terminal, moving south alongside National Road 6, crossing Chroy Changvar Bridge, circling Old Stadium Roundabout, going west on Street 70, around TVK Station, cuts across Camko City Stop, travelling west on Oknha Mong Reththy Street (1928), turns left to Oknha Try Heng Street (2011), moving east on Russian Federation Boulevard, and terminates at Century Plaza Market terminal.

Line 7A[edit]

Line 7A was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs North to South and vice-versa in the city.

Line 7A leaves from Kilometer 9 Terminal, moving north on National Road 5, travelling south alongside Chea Sophara Street (598), going under 7 Makara Sky Bridge, moving south on Yothapol Khemarak Phoumin Boulevard (271), turns left to Oknha Tep Phan Street (182) passes Depo Market, crosses Kong Hing Stop, passing Orussey Market, turns right to Monivong Boulevard (National Highway 1), turns right to Preah Sihanouk Boulevard (274), going around Independent Monument, turns right to Norodom Boulevard (National Highway 2), turns left to Oknha Chrun You Hak Street (294), moving south of Samdach Sothearos Boulevard (3), and arrives at Aeon Mall 1 terminal.

Line 7B[edit]

Line 7B was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs North to South and vice-versa in the city.

Line 7B leaves from Kilometer 9 Terminal, moving north on National Road 5, travelling south alongside Chea Sophara Street (598), going under 7 Makara Sky Bridge, moving south on Yothapol Khemarak Phoumin Boulevard (271), crosses Steung Mean Chey Sky Bridge, cuts across Kbal Thnal Stop, crosses Monivong Bridge, and stops at Chbar Ampov Terminal.

Line 08[edit]

Line 08 was added on August 2017 along other 7 lines. It runs West to East and vice-versa in the city.

Line 08 starts from Kilometer 9 Terminal, going north on National Road 5, crosses Prek Pnov Bridge, moving alongside Ly Yongphat Street, travelling south on National Road 6, and ends at Borey Rung Roeung Terminal.

Line 09[edit]

Line 09 was added on January 2018. It runs East to West and vice-versa in the city.

Line 09 begins from Borey Santepheap 2 Terminal, moving south on National Road 3, reaches Vattanac Industrial Park 2 then makes a U-turn, turns left to Prateah Lang Street, and stops at Special Economic Zone Terminal.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bus lines expand at fast pace".
  2. ^ Cambodians board Phnom Penh's first public buses in more than a decade

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