Odd-even: DTC Runs Nearly 5,000 Buses on First Full Working Day

DTC ran around 5,000 buses to help commuters on the first full working day in the fortnight long odd-even road rationing scheme that kicked off on April 15.

Published: 19th April 2016 01:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th April 2016 01:05 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: DTC today ran around 5,000 buses to help commuters on the first full working day in the fortnight long odd-even road rationing scheme that kicked off on April 15.

A total of 4,497 buses including 4,029 buses from DTC fleet and 468 'Paryavaran Sewa' buses hired by it for the second phase of the plan, were pressed into service, a senior Transport Department official.

On the first two days, the ridership figures had stood at 36.84 lakh and 38.94 lakh respectively, he said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp