bus services

Officials illegally deny permission to restart bus services between Kasaragod, Dakshina Kannada 

Despite Unlock 4.0 guidelines, Kasaragod collector does not allow Kerala and Karnataka SRTC to ply inter-state buses; Transport secretary says collector seeking permission when none is required.

published on : 14th November 2020

Unlock 6: Mo Bus service extended

The CRUT has also introduced digital payment option for commuters in the buses for contactless transaction during this health crisis. 

published on : 2nd November 2020

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana likely to reach pact to run bus services

The APSRTC used to operate buses for a total distance of 2.61 lakh kilometres per day in Telangana before the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  

published on : 2nd November 2020

500 private omni buses to resume services in Tamil Nadu after nearly seven months

However, some commuters said they are worried as the TNSTC buses being operated currently are heavily crowded and social distancing has gone for a complete toss during peak hours

published on : 15th October 2020

APSRTC city bus services to resume today adhering to Covid norms

Alternate seats will be occupied in each bus, one person will be deployed at every bus stop to check the body temperature of those boarding the buses.

published on : 19th September 2020

AP, Telangana RTC heads to meet in Hyderabad tomorrow

As per the AP Reorganisation Act, there is a provision that states that services can be operated without any permit.

published on : 14th September 2020

Trains and buses in Tamil Nadu see moderate turnout as services resume after 175 days

Commuters whom The New Indian Express spoke to at CMBT said though they were concerned over the spread of COVID-19, they had no other option

published on : 7th September 2020

After 170 days, Chennai to be connected to rest of Tamil Nadu through buses and trains

However, private omni bus operators, who have been pressing for the bus fare to be doubled, maintained that the services will not be resumed citing lack of viability.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Passenger trains, inter-district buses to resume operations in Tamil Nadu from September 7

The announcement came amid complaints from the public about difficulties faced in travelling long distances within the state since the govt had only allowed intra-district bus operations from Sep 1

published on : 2nd September 2020

Unlock 4: Andhra Pradesh RTC may resume services to Chennai shortly

Considering the fact that Chennai is one of the highest revenue generating destinations for APSRTC, a plan is underway to begin operations.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Unlock 4.0: Buses back on Chennai's roads but turnout low, parks wear deserted look

Many parks visited by The New Indian Express did not follow any of the standard operating procedures released by the Revenue Department

published on : 1st September 2020

APSRTC, TSRTC officials to meet in Hyderabad today

Despite the APSRTC being willing to restart the interstate operations, there has been no response from the Telangana officials so far, Krishna Babu added.

published on : 24th August 2020

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation resumes inter-district bus services after five months

With a fleet of over 18,000 buses and nearly one lakh workforce, MSRTC is one of the biggest state road transport corporations in the county.

published on : 20th August 2020

APSRTC writes to Telangana officials again for resuming interstate bus services

Once again, the APSRTC officials consulted the TSRTC officials to resume bus services during the Unlock 3.0.

published on : 9th August 2020

Lockdown tightened in Tamil Nadu, over 1200 bus services across districts cancelled

On Friday, major bus stands and depots in Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai and Salem wore a deserted look since only select city buses were operated.

published on : 25th June 2020
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