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Volvo Buses Unfit for Indian Roads

By correspondent

In recent days we are observing some horrible incidents with the Volvo buses. The Crime Investigation Department (CID) said that the Volvo buses are not suitable for the Indian road conditions. The battery in the Volvo Indian buses fitted below the driver seat and the main 300 litre diesel tank is located behind it.... »

Transport Authorities of to Check Private Buses at Starting and Destination Points

By correspondent

The AP High Court has ordered the State transport authorities to raid private operators’ buses to prevent illegal operations only at the starting and destination places. The officials started raiding on private operators’ buses because of the recent accident that took place at Mahaboobnagar. The troubling thing for passenger traveling in the buses was... »

Hyderabad Must Have 26 Inter-City Bus Terminals

By correspondent

According to an HMDA commissioned study, for each 50,000 people there should be one bus terminal. The city has to have in all 26 inter-city bus terminals by 2041, of which six have to come up within the next two years. The bus station at Dilsukhnagar, Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station and Jubilee Bus Station... »

RTC Starts Issuing Student Bus Passes for the Academic Year 2012-13

By HIOC Team

The Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is all set to issue concessional student bus passes for the academic year 2012-13. According to sources, issuing of bus passes will begin on 10th June. The applications for the bus passes will be available for Rs. 4/- at all the 17 APSRTC bus stations in the... »

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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