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Putco Bus Soweto To Randburg Contacts, Routes & Fare Prices

The Public Utility Transport Corporation (PUTCO) is a provider of commuter bus services in the provinces of Gauteng, Limpopo, and the western parts of Mpumalanga in South Africa.

PUTCO was established in 1945 after the bus strike of 1944.

During the apartheid era, PUTCO was the main “blacks only” bus transport company and was often seen as a symbol of oppression. As a result, the company was frequently targeted in attacks and boycott actions.

The biggest challenges then were the high cost of diesel fuel, maintenance and spares. PUTCO has been part of South African history. The company traded on the JSE Limited for over six decades, survived the penny fare increase of 1954, the 1976 riots and the upheavals of the 1980s.

PUTCO began manufacturing special access buses in 2002. They are designed and operated in consultation with organizations that work with people with disabilities.

It has entered into a Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) deal, which afforded Black African’s meaningful participation in the transport industry. PUTCO is now 42.6% Black African owned, 11% of whom are women.

Putco Bus Commercial Contracts

Commercial contracts are an important part of our business. Because of our economies of scale and long term experience in the passenger transport industry, the company provides affordable Introduction 2rates to public institutions and corporate organizations.
Based on client specifications, PUTCO is able to offer tailor made packages that are affordable without compromising on the quality of service. More information in this regard can be obtained from our Business Developmental Unit at the following contact number: 011 802 4300.

Putco Bus Private Hire

Our private hire service, particularly in the areas where we operate, plays an important role in ensuring that the company is always available when the communities require the necessary service.
To this effect the company provides affordable rates to the communities we service. More information, in this regard, can be obtained from the private hire sections through our private hire clerks.

Putco Bus Operating Areas

    Soweto to the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, including Midrand.
Alberton to the Johannesburg Central Business District (CBD) and northern suburbs.
Johannesburg CBD to the northern suburbs.
Soshanguve to all suburbs in Pretoria.
Bronkhorstspruit to Pretoria.
Bronkhorstspruit to Kaalfontein in Ekhuruleni.
Mamelodi to the northern, eastern and southern suburbs of Pretoria.
Western Mpumalanga to Pretoria CBD and the suburbs.
Sebokeng to Meyerton.
Eldorado Park to Johannesburg and the northern suburbs.
Voslorus to Boksburg, Germiston and Johannesburg.

Putco Bus Scheduled Commuter Service

Putco Bus Services operate interim contracts in:
    Greater Soweto
Putco Bus also operate tendered contracts in:
    MamelodiScheduled Commuter Service
    Eldorado Park
    Boksburg (Kathorus)

Putco Bus Fleet Line

    Two 52 Seater Mercedes Benz / Irizar Luxury Coaches
    Four 46 Seater Iveco Luxury Coaches
    One 81 Seater Iveco Semi Luxury Coach.

Putco Bus Tickets & Prices (Fares)

PUTCO has both fixed ticket selling points as well as mobile units operating in various areas. For more information please contact the relevant SBU PRO. (See Contact Us Section of this web site).

Putco Bus Offices & Contacts For Enquiry

Tel No : 087 354 6000-Larimar, 087 354 6100-PutcoGeneral Enquiry: +27 82 458 9454

Physical Address : Linbro Business Park
32 Milky Way
Linbro Business Park
Postal Address: Private Bag X3
Tel No.: 087 354 6300
Address :Cnr New Canada Road and Commando Road
115 New Canada Road
Roodepoort 2093
Tel No: 087 354 6600
Physical Address: C/O D.F Malan Drive & John Voster Avenue
Roseville Ext 2
Pretoria North 0084
Tel No: 087 354 6500
Address:  Plot 33
1295 Van der Hoff Road
Hercules 0080
Tel No:  012 003 1913
Physical Address: Blok EE 1
Buitekant Street
Soshanguve 0152
Tel No.:011 945 1044
Physical Address : 78 Cummings Road Eldorado Park
Johannesburg 1811

The PUTCO Bus Call Center

Our PUTCO Call Centre Number:  +27 83 919 4287
Call Centre Hours:07H00 – 19H00 on Weekdays.
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