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Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation slashes fares of Vajra buses by 34 per cent

An official release stated that the fares have been reduced for the convenience of commuters and to encourage them to use public transport.

Published: 16th December 2021 05:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th December 2021 05:55 AM   |  A+A-

Vayu Vajra buses (Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: To attract more passengers to Vajra buses, the BMTC on Wednesday slashed fares of these higher-end services by 34 per cent and also reduced the day pass rates from Rs 120 to Rs 100. Besides, BMTC is also introducing 90 new air-conditioned Vajra services on 12 routes from Friday.

The revised fares will come into effect from Friday. However, the reduction in monthly passes from Rs 2,000 to Rs 1,500 will be effective from January 1, 2022. However, no changes have been made to fares of ordinary and Vayu Vajra services. An official release stated that the fares have been reduced for the convenience of commuters and to encourage them to use public transport.

BMTC currently operates 83 air-conditioned Vajra services on nine routes. They will be increased to 90 new Vajra buses on 12 routes from Friday. On the existing nine routes, the BMTC operates 428 trips and they will now be increased to 627 trips.

New routes

  • V-13: Shivajinagar Bus Station to Banashankari TTMC via Shanthinagar, Jayanagar

  • V-215H: Kempegowda Bus Station to Jambu Savari Dinne via Lalbagh Main Gate, Jayanagar, JP Nagar

  • V-250A: Kempegowda Bus Station to Chikkabanavara via Malleswaram, Yeshwanthpur, Jalahalli Cross

  • V-276: Kempegowda Bus Station to Vidyaranyapura via Malleshwaram, New BEL Road, BEL Circle

  • V-365J: Kempegowda Bus Station to Jigani APC Circle via Shanthinagar, Gottigere, Bannerghatta

  • V-375D: Banashankari TTMC to Kengeri TTMC via Uttarahalli, Channasandra

  • V-378: Electronic City to Kengeri TTMC via Uttarahalli, Konanakunte Cross, Jambu Savari Dinne

  • V-401K: Yelahanka to Kengeri TTMC via Yeshwanthpur, Vijayanagara, Nagarabhavi Circle

  • V-410M: Yeshwanthpur TTMC to Kengeri TTMC via Goraguntepalya, Papareddypalya, Mariyappanapalya



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