The bus service is operated under a 10-year concession agreement between the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications with Bahrain Public Transport Company.
Bahrain Public Transport Company (BPTC) is a private joint venture between leading UK-based international transport providers National Express plc and Bahrain-based Ahmed Mansour Al Aali (AMA), the largest and longest-established contracting and construction group in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
BPTC boasts over twenty years of experience operating similar services across North America, Europe and North Africa and blends international expertise with local knowledge.
BPTC was appointed by the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications (MTT) under a 10-year concession agreement to operate Bahrain’s new Public Transport Network in accordance with international standards and practices. Under the supervision and regulation of the MTT, BPTC is responsible for the operation of the entire public bus network as well as the provision of the upgraded buses, related equipment and passenger terminal infrastructure.
BPTC has employed a combination of internationally-acclaimed safety programs, intensive driver up-skilling schemes, a comprehensive fare zoning system and a fleet of technologically advanced vehicles, to ensure the new public transport model offers the highest in safety and customer service standards - maximizing reach, connectivity, accessibility and delivering an enhanced travel experience.