Monterrey / 07.17.2021 03:18:44
In the middle of the summer vacation period and the start of the third wave of covid-19 infections, the Monterrey Bus Station experienced a puff of “oxygen”, with an increase of 22 percent in passengers, although this figure, says the administration of the place, is still short before the expectation of recovery.
“Right now we have not finished the month yet and the season is just beginning. Until this weekend it will be the indicator that will give us the correct information if it is going to be a good season. As the year is going, right now with the increase from May to June it will be 20 to 22 percent, it is not what we expect.
“Although there is a greater capacity, a greater affluence that passengers have regained confidence in coming to our facilities with the health measures that we implement in coordination with the Health authorities in the state,” he said. Francisco Navarro Uribe, manager of the Central de Autobuses.
Navarro Uribe indicated that health protocols are the order of the day and night, since a megaphone is even used to inform about the mandatory use of face masks, gel and masks.
“The application of the gel, the taking of temperature and the unavoidable control along with the review of tickets so that they are well reviewed in the sterile area.
“All lines are sanitizing their units in their workshops and on the platforms; all the units, trunks, operator cabins, bedrooms, every time they go to workshops, finish their run or a stopover, they do it ”, he commented.
He explained that currently there are an average of 950 to a thousand daily departures and with a greater frequency to the cities of Mazatlan, on Sinaloa; Acuna Y Black stones, on Coahuila; Mexico City, Puebla, the Huastecas Potosina and Hidalguense, already Tuxtla Y rich pool, on Veracruz.
Samuel Dorado, commercial coordinator of Transportes Futura, reported that they serve any passenger, including children and pregnant women, since they cannot be restricted for human rights reasons.
“The increase is very varied because as they are such a long vacation, that if they do not leave today they leave next week, the day after tomorrow, the following month, the increase is more or less 20 percent; I repeat, the holidays are very long, those in December are the best, it shows more because right now if you see the lockers they are almost alone.
“With all the sanitary measures the service is given and we cannot deny it; service to no one, for human rights we cannot tell anyone no, obviously with all sanitary measures: on the platform, the same luggage boys get on with a device and sanitize the trunks and the passenger cabin ”, he said.