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SAD bus privatisation gathers pace

FOLLOWING the approval last month of bids for 49 per cent stakes in the Bratislava and Dunajská streda public bus services, the local SAD services in Nové Zámky, Banská Bystrica, Prešov and Košice have all received binding offers, and tender commissions will announce winners next week. SAD is an umbrella company uniting 17 local bus services. Selling off the bus lines is expected to help renovate Slovakia's ageing bus parks.

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