Intercity STC promises good services

Mr Samuel Nuamah Donkor, Managing Director of Intercity State Transport Corporation (ISTC) has promised of a reliable, safe and comfortable road transport services for Ghanaians

INTERCITYThis was made known, when the Parliament Select Committee on Transport visited the company’s head office in Accra following arrival of 50 new buses promised by President John Dramani Mahama to revamp the company.

To ensuring safe, reliable and comfortable services for patrons, the MD disclosed, the company had introduced a system of takings its drivers through refresher courses and medical examination on daily basis coupled with stewards’ presence to attend to all passengers

“The basic medical profiling of all drivers are taken to know they are healthy and in good condition to drive” he said

Online sale of tickets has also been introduced where prospective travellers do not have to go the station to purchase ticket

Mr. Donkor added that, the ISTC is partnering with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to offer 24-hour vehicle testing and licensing services

Mr. Theophilus Tetteh chaie, chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee lauded Intercity STC’s management and staff for their immense contribution and hard work to turning around the company.

He however urged the company to take full advantage of the 50 buses and expands its routes across the country to regain its enviable position as the best transport company in Ghana.


The 50 buses, all valued at US$18 million, have key features to guarantee the security and comfort of passengers.

Ten out of the buses are designed with ramps to make them more accessible for person with disabilities according to the MD

Moreover, the new buses are fitted with free WIFI, cameras in and around the buses, and washrooms.

Others features are phone charging systems, coffee making machines, fridges and televisions sets to provide comfort for passengers