A third category also shows that the TSRTC which takes loans from government to cover its regular expenses got far lower than what it sought.
Last month, two drivers from Nirmal depot were killed after a bus they were driving had an accident and turned turtle in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.
Buses would soon start plying to and from Wajjedu Venkatapuram, Kaleshwaram and Gundala in Jangaon district, according to official sources.
Andhra policeman, who opened fire using his service weapon while moving in a crowded TSRTC bus in broad daylight on Thursday, is learnt to have done it in a fit of rage.
Hyderabad is buzzing with new public transport options, in the form of the Hyderabad Metro and new buses that TSRTC has added to its fleet.
Days after a TSRTC bus was stolen from the central bus station, the Afzalgunj police have arrested eight people for allegedly committing the offence.
The fate of the Metro Express bus which was allegedly stolen, taken to Nanded, scrapped and its parts were sold off in a span of three days will now be decided by a team of TSRTC officials.
Over 900 buses in Hyderabad will now have their steering wheels chained up at night, much like how luggage is secured in trains.
Commuters complain that buses occupy up to 70% of roads while waiting for next shift of employees, causing traffic snarls.
The TSRTC bus from Nirmal in Telangana state was on its way to Ongole when the accident happened at around 4:30 a.m.
The buses were launched from Miyapur depot here and will ferry people to the Hyderabad International Airport from various locations in the city.
Manufactured by Olectra-BYD, a leading Asian company, the 40 ‘EeBuzz K9’ series will be inaugurated after a wait of more than 3 months.
Studying models from other parcel service companies as well as State-run organisations encouraging the method, RTC officials said that research for the same would undertaken soon.
TSRTC Managing Director Sunil Sharma said instructions were issued to all depots to implement the order.
The Kondagattu accident, in particular, was an eye-opener for the RTC and the people about the condition of the former’s fleet.