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APSRTC to Give Student Bus Pass Forms Free

By correspondent

The APSRTC is going to provide free bus pass application forms for student bus passes, free passes, SGT (Student General Bus Ticket) monthly and SGBT Quarterly passes at 19 bus pass centres only. These include Rathifile (Secunderabad), Dilshuknagar, Charminar, Kukatpally bus stand, Hayathnagar, Old CBS hanger, Afzalgunj, Ibrahimpatnam, Shapoornahar, Shamshabad, Sanathnagar, Uppal, Medchal, BHEL-Keerthimahal,... »

APSRTC Buses to be Diverted

By correspondent

APSRTC Services in Coastal and Rayalaseema regions of the state have been affected because of agitation for Samaikyandhra. Therefore, APSRTC has decided to operate buses on Hyderabad – Bangalore route via Bellary, Raichur and Tumkur to bypass Rayalaseema from 5 August night. The usual route is via Kurnool and Anantapur. The diversion results in... »

A Fine of Rs.500 to be Imposed on Men, for Occupying Women’s Seats in City Buses

By HIOC Team

Men occupying women’s seats in ARSRTC buses will be facing a fine of Rs.500. It is becoming a common sight of men becoming reluctant on vacating the seats that are reserved for women or senior citizens. After receiving a complaint from many women passengers the APSRTC authority has decided to impose a fine of... »

Criminal Cases Will be Booked on Fake Bus Pass Holders: APSRTC

By HIOC Team

The fake bus pass racket which was busted earlier this July. This racket was found to be operational since a year, and despite giving warnings it is still continuing. In the surprise checks conducted this week, APSRTC officials found 290 fake bus passes in the city limits. Taking this seriously the APSRTC officials warned... »

RTC Extending Bus Pass Expiry Dates to Compensate Lost Days Due to Strike

By HIOC Team

Good news for all the bus pass holders in Hyderabad!! APSRTC, announced extension of expiry dates to all the bus pass holders (ordinary, metro express, metro deluxe, airport pass, A/C bus) to compensate the lost days due to strike. They have decided to add the days between September 19th and October 15th to the... »

The Fares of ‘City Sheetal Buses’ have been Decreased

By HIOC Team

16 Aug 11: The APSRTC has decreased the city Sheetal bus (AC bus) fares from August 15. As per the revised charges, the minimum fare, i.e., the charges for traveling till the distance of 3 stages will be Rs.10, and for traveling up to four stages, the passengers will be charged Rs.12 and for... »

Details of Bus Services now Available on Google Transit, a New App from Google

By HIOC Team

Google Transit app helps people to know about the public transport facilities available for traveling between two places. This service will be very helpful for the people, who are not familiar with the public transport services like the APSRTC buses and MMTS, in Hyderabad. Google Transit in Hyderabad Though Google Transit was already available... »

Troubles for APSRTC to Start CNG Buses

By HIOC Team

20 Jul 11: In order to curb emission levels of the city buses, APSRTC has made plans to procure buses which run on CNG and bio-fuel. But due to the lack of supply of these alternative and eco-friendly fuels, these buses are confined to garages. APSRTC has procured 150 CNG buses spending about Rs.20... »

Bus Fares in AP to Surge Again From July 16

By HIOC Team

15 Jul 11: People have already been hit by the increase in price of LPG and petrol. Now, they are even affected with a blow of hike in bus fares. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) increased the bus fares in the state and the new fares will be in effect from... »

City Does Not Have Enough Bus Shelters

By HIOC Team

25 Jun 11: RTC officials have said that the city is short of 650 bus shelters. There are about 1,183 bus shelters existing for about 1 lakh commuters in the city. Of these total bus shelters, 76 are hardly used by commuters. Officials have also received complaints regarding irregular placements of bus shelters at... »

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